Myanmar Devastation Revealed in Satellite Photos


Looking at this before and after photo (via and daily dish), it’s no wonder that the death toll from Myanmar’s deadly cyclone Nargis might exceed 100,000.

Hopefully, the junta will accept foreign aid.

But here’s the issue: “‘The Burmese military is concerned about white faces…seeing what they’re doing,’ said Aung Naing Oo, a Burmese political analyst exiled to Thailand. Others pointed to bureaucratic paralysis. ‘Only three people in the whole country can make decisions, one of whom is the senior general’s astrologer,’ one foreign aid worker said.”

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