An exclusive interview with President Thein Sein about the rapid transformation of Myanmar – a revolution in progress.
On AMANPOUR. today, we’ll have the latest from Haiti. Christiane will also turn her attention to another country in need of nation building: Afghanistan. She interviews two key foreign ministers – from France and Pakistan – who are at the London conference on Afghanistan. Among other things, she’ll ask them about Afghan President Karzai’s proposal for reintegrating the Taliban, combating al Qaeda in Yemen, and renewed efforts to coordinate international military and civilian objectives on the ground. Here are some perspectives now on some of the stories in the news today.
Sr. Writer, AMANPOUR.
HAITI – Are key players in recovery effort finally making an effort to coordinate their activities?
- Key players decide to divide Port-au-Prince into zones to hand out aid
- Many people in the capital still haven’t received any food, water, or medical supplies
- “Miracle” rescue of 16-year-old girl by French rescue team after she was in the rubble for more than two weeks
QUESTION: Why did it take so long for aid agencies and others to come up with a plan to distribute aid in the earthquake-ravaged capital?