Alex Massie

Objective Burma

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Laura Bush on Burma:

The Burmese I've met, they want our affection.

As Kerry Howley, an old Burma hand herself, rightly asks, "Are they puppies?". She explains how the US has, alas, become useful for the Burmese junta and how all Mrs Bush's concern won't/can't change that.

Written byAlex Massie

Alex Massie is Scotland Editor of The Spectator. He also writes a column for The Times and is a regular contributor to the Scottish Daily Mail, The Scotsman and other publications.

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