Burma Gets Away With It Again at ASEAN

A year ago, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations managed to cover itself with ignominy by canceling its annual meeting in Cebu allegedly because an overhyped typhoon splashed seawater on the Sherpas setting it up — or because Islamic terrorists might have been lurking. This year, the association seems to have covered itself with something like boils and scales instead, with a series of diplomatic gaffes that leaves the 10-country organization looking foolish.

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