Mission To Burma

Myanmar’s military junta took a page from J.G. Ballard‘s Atrocity Exhibition this past weekend when it suppressed pro-democracy protests. Intervention solutions? Google Maps will offer you a satellite view but won’t stop the bloodshed. UN envoy Ibrahim Gambari is missing. Naomi Klein is on a book tour. Soft power won’t work against a gun. Perhaps the US Government can do an Ed Lansdale and target Myanmar’s new jungle capital Naypyidaw with animistic curses?

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