Several items on Burma from Danny Fisher: UN special envoy Ibrahim Gambari is returning from his sixth visit to Burma. The Washington Post dryly notes:

It is clear now that U.N. diplomacy has become a cover for inaction, not a pathway to reform.

I would love to see this man interviewed. The Boston Globe describes the Irrawaddy Delta after the cyclone as a “haunted wasteland.” (And Gustav is approaching New Orleans.)

And Aung San Suu Kyi may be on a hunger strike