The Imperialism of Good Intentions

Richard Gwyn
Published: Wednesday, 07/16/2008 12:00 am EDT

Two months ago, the world looked on in shock and disbelief as, after typhoon Nargis had smashed ashore in Burma (Myanmar), that country's ruling generals prevented aid, aid officials and experts from coming in to help the 2.4 million people hit brutally hard by the storm.

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