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Burma

October 07, 1997
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Burmese democracy activists have long charged that the military regime in the Asian country has been deeply involved in the illegal trafficking of heroin. Now a new report in The Nation magazine this week not only examines official Burmese government corruption, but ties US investment banks to the dirty business of laundering drug money.

Guests:

  • Dennis Bernstein, an associate editor of Pacific News Service and a co-producer of Flashpoints on Pacifica-KPFA in Berkeley, California.
  • Leslie Kean, the co-author with Alan Clements of ??Burma’s Revolution of the Spirit, published by Aperture.

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