U.N. Head Tries to Get Myanmar Generals to See Reality

On the plane ride into Myanmar this morning, U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-Moon admitted he was anxious about his high-stakes mission to get the military leaders here to accept more international aid for the estimated 2.5 million survivors of the cyclone. "I will not be used," he said. "My sole purpose, my primary concern, is to talk to them to allow aid workers as quickly as possible. ... I know that they understand this. My proposal is quite clear." The mild-mannered, relentlessly affable...Full Story
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