Myanmar, Sri Lanka, great powers and geopolitics in Geneva | Daily FT

“We must do the work of him who sent us while it is still day; night is coming when no one can work” – John 9:4 There’s just been a military take-over in a Theravada Buddhist country which enjoys China’s patronage and has a militant Islamophobic movement of Buddhist monks. No, it isn’t Sri Lanka. Yet. It’s Myanmar. In a striking symmetry, the most respected ideological guru of the Gotabaya regime, co-architect of Jathika Chinthanaya, Prof. Nalin de Silva, is our Ambassador to Myanmar. The Myanmar military takeover totally validates the alert that the report of UN Human Rights High Commissioner…

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