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I have received a lot of criticism on this point, for doing what seems to be very ‘little’ or ‘not enough.’ But I say this: it is not our role to do more then to say, what they the junta is doing is wrong (period). As a human being, I have a right to say this and no one can cite me, but I do not have a right to impose my values on the Burmese people to assume more than this. In blogland, there is a lot of people out there who wish to free Burma, that to me is just really dumb, firstly, you’re not even Burmese and secondly, you’re not even a stake holder in the country, so whatever political landscape will be eventually profiled will not even affect you. If you are there, then that’s a different matter and I cannot deny that you may perhaps have even such a thing as a legitimate claim to moot the case for regime change etc. Only because you have calculated the risk and so I...