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Quotation by Alexander Cockburn
Be careful about Burma. Most people cannot remember whether it was Siam and has become Thailand, or whether it is now part of Malaysia and should be called Sri Lanka.
Alexander Cockburn (b. 1941), Anglo–Irish journalist. repr. in Corruptions of Empire, pt. 1 (1988). "How to be a Foreign Correspondent," More (New York, May 1976).
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