Posts Tagged ‘Tony Blair’

Modern Six “Blind” former world leaders and the Myanmar White Elephant

November 22, 2013

FB of Dr. Maung Zarni

In the old well-known Indian tale, there are 6 blind Brahmins – did I just make that number up? quite possibly – feeling the elephant and trying to describe what it is, in whole.Now Burma attracts countless number of the latter-day blind Brahmins – from Tony Blair, Bill Clinton and Katherine Ashton to fresh-out-of-college boys and girls who may have deferred their college loan payments.They have all figured our problems out, within 36-hrs of their arrival!


Blair Follows in Clinton’s Footsteps at Myanmar Peace Center

November 17, 2013

Blair Follows in Clinton’s Footsteps at Myanmar Peace Center

Tony Blair, Myanmar, Burma, Myanmar Peace Center, MPC,

Former British Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at the Myanmar Peace Center in Rangoon on Friday. (Photo: Myanmar Peace Center / Facebook)

RANGOON – They were the late-1990s peacemakers–Third Way buddy-cops whose ready smiles, demonstrative hand gestures and varnished empathy helped broker deals in places as different as Kosovo and Northern Ireland.