Do you ever wonder why…

by Charles Cherry

…nothing much seems to change in Myanmar?

One major reason is China. Another major reason is India. A third is Thailand. All three of these countries are supposedly our “friends.” China is about to suck Myanmar dry of her most important natural resource, her gas fields. And China does not hesitate to veto the U.S.’s Myanmar sanctions in the security council.

Read on, and ask yourself why the U.S. isn’t doing more to stop the rape. While you are at it, ask yourself why China is being rewarded for being one of the world’s worst offenders of human rights by being allowed to host the Olympics.

China and Myanmar | Our friends in the north | Economist.com

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