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Myanmar military coup and Aung San Suu Kyi

Myanmar military coup and Aung San Suu Kyi

The Duran: Episode 877

Military Coup Underway In Myanmar As Civilian Leaders Arrested – State TV Off Air, Internet Cut

Military Coup Underway In Myanmar As Civilian Leaders Arrested – State TV Off Air, Internet Cut

It appears a military coup is underway in the Southeast Asian country of Myanmar (formerly Burma), where a state of confusion has descended on the population with soldiers now patrolling major city streets, and given state TV has also been taken off the air, according to Reuters.

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Ray
Ray
February 2, 2021

Thanks Alexander for a very clear, need I say unbiased summary of the political background to the coup in Myanmar.

Ozymandias
Ozymandias
February 3, 2021

The first thought that came to mind about this story,what business is it of the US,after I heard they applied sanctions due to the military coup,the US lost it’s moral authority with its torture programmes,its racist aggressive wars,where civilians were deliberately targeted,the days of the empire lecturing the world have long past,no one elected them to do that anyway,also sanctions will push Myanmar into the arms of China,the world has options,Biden and his team look just ridiculous,a and increasingly irrelevant..

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WaveDancer
WaveDancer
February 3, 2021

Absolutely agree! Myanmar is going back to full military controll and herewith under controll of the Chinese! All sad to see, but one more Country on the road to democracy is shut down and isolated again! How ever, with the fall of Myanmar to the Chinese again, Thailand is practically encircled by China-Puppet-States! No good! It is a tragedy!!

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Helga I. Fellay
Helga I. Fellay
February 3, 2021

Just a little background re Aung San Suu Kyi and the Rohingya events in the past: Aung San Suu backed the Myanmar Military because events were not as the Western press presented them. The US along with Israel wanted regime change in Myanmar as it was too close to China and to prevent the building of a gas pipeline between Burma and China. Muslim terrorists were sent to infiltrate the Rohingya minority to achieve this goal. The Infiltrators opened fire on the Myanmar military in a brazen attack and, as expected, the Military, on the assumption that this attack came… Read more »

Sue Rarick
February 3, 2021

Thank You Babylon Bee With an establishment Democrat now in office, the American war machine is booting up for 4 years of doing what it does best: invading random countries, baby! Already, the media is trying to drum up support for military action in Myanmar because of some coup or something. Lame. Here are 12 other countries that would be much more worth our time to invade: 1.Greenland: Time to finish what Trump started. 2.Afghanistan again: We have a ton of experience invading Afghanistan so we’d probably be really good at it. 3.Australia: They have the best licorice there, and we need it. Seriously–have you… Read more »

Paul Martin
Paul Martin
February 4, 2021

After Burma Coup, UN Guterres Covers Up His Sell Out of Rohingya as UNSC Censored by UK by Matthew Russell Lee | SDNY | UN GATE, Feb 3 – The United States, responding to the coup in Burma, is reviewing all of its programs that benefit the Burmese military. This was said on an embargoed US State Department press conference on February 2, at the same time that the UN Security Council was to hold a closed meeting about Myanmar.  Now on February 3, UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres was trying to cover up his history of siding with the… Read more »

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