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Shouldn’t he be saying “Myanmar”?

  1. Glenn Ingersoll    May 23, 05:29 PM    #

    Myanmar is ruled by a military junta that has kept imprisoned for years the lawfully elected president.

    Burma is the name of the country said president was elected to govern.

    More at wikipedia.

  2. Kip Manley    May 24, 09:12 PM    #

    Ah, but though some organizations do indeed continue to use “Burma,” we aren’t at Wikipedia or elsewhere given etiquette on the when and how. I suppose whichever white man it is that’s talking to Rambo about the warzone could be making a politically recognizable point, but I hope I’m forgiven the tenacity with which I cling to the “lazy writer” theory.

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