Who embalmed the Diana crime drama?

Conspiracy theories in high places, why blogs won't free Burma - read Mick Hume's columns in The Times (London).

Mick Hume

Mick Hume

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Wednesday 3 October

‘We have admired from afar the bravery of the Burmese standing up to military dictatorship. Now, as the heat of the protests and repression dies down, perhaps we might try to help to throw some light on a way ahead. What Burma needs most is surely internal democracy, not international diplomacy. To achieve that end, history suggests that the activists will have to mobilise the Burmese people more than appeal to world opinion…’

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Friday 5 October

‘We are all supposed to have been studying CCTV pictures of Diana, Princess of Wales, smiling mysteriously in a hotel lift shortly before she died, and asking ourselves, as one headline put it: “What did her smile signify?”…’

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