Myanmar seizes UN aid supplies, 'not ready' to let in US

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Myanmar's military leaders seized aid shipments headed for cyclone survivors and told the top U.S. diplomat there Friday that they're not ready to let in American aid workers despite warnings the country is on ... Full Story
capitalist pig

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#2 May 9, 2008
butane wrote:
No "brown people" in the world today trust the U.S. after what we've done to the middle east.
Wrong. Those people hate us because we are who we are. Trying to help them is a waste of good money.

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#3 May 9, 2008
I doubt your "average" Myanmar citizen hates Americans ,
being they are much alike to their neighboring Thai's who are very friendly people .

I say "average" because there are kooks everywhere , as is proven just by reading these Topix Forums .

The sad part about this UN aid shipment and any other aid that will be provided is that it will all be sucked up by the Military and the Government .

Little if any will trickle down to the people who never did have much , and now have nothing .

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