Matt Steinglass thinks that Burma and North Korea are starting to lose support from their neighbors:

What’s clear at this [Asia-Europe] meeting is that Myanmar and North Korea, especially the latter, have gradually succeeded in alienating even their close neighbors. They have been able to flout the disapproval of the “international community” when that community meant only the democratic first world. But as they increasingly embarrass and provoke even their developing-country neighbors, they are starting to find that there are real limits to what they can do.

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