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U.S. Aid Reaches Myanmar After Cyclone

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U.S. Aid Reaches Myanmar After Cyclone

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The U.S. has delivered its first relief supplies to Myanmar since the Southeast Asian nation was hit by a cyclone earlier this month. Aid supplies have only gradually made it into the country and the storm's official death toll is approaching 30,000.

Guests:

Romesh Ratnesar, deputy managing editor for Time Magazine, author of the op-ed "Is it Time to Invade Burma?"

Bettina Luescher, chief spokesperson for the World Food Program

Tutpi Ko Pyi, affiliated with Friends of Free Burma