Tuesday, May 13, 2008
Myanmar vs. Katrina - rejection of foreign aid
Much has been made of the reprehensible behavior from the junta which rules Burma for refusing all foreign aid. Yes, it is selfish and callous. Sometimes we may have also forgotten that after Hurricane Katrina struck, all foreign aid was refused by the US government. Of course, it was not as badly intentioned, but the results hurt the recovery effort.