The New York Times: “Hands Tied by Old Hope, Diplomats in Myanmar Stay Silent”

Why did the world — which promised “never again” after Rwanda and Bosnia, then Sudan and Syria — seemingly do so little to forestall an ethnic cleansing campaign by Myanmar’s military? And what can be done now to address the urgent humanitarian calamity caused when more than half of Myanmar’s ethnic Rohingya Muslims fled the country over just a few weeks?

The New York Times Hands Tied by Old Hope, Diplomats in Myanmar Stay Silent https://www.nytimes.com/2017/10/12/world/asia/myanmar-diplomacy-ethnic-cleansing.html?hp&action=click&pgtype=Homepage&clickSource=story-heading&module=second-column-region®ion=top-news&WT.nav=top-news