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‘Come you back, you English soldier,’ UK’s top diplomat recites in Myanmar

If you thought Britain had moved past the days of romanticizing brutal colonial rule, Britain’s foreign secretary has something to say about that. Speaking on microphone in the Myanmar capital of Yangon’s most sacred Buddhist temple, Boris Johnson commenced with an impromptu recital of Rudyard Kipling’s nostalgic British colonial-era poem “Mandalay.” “Come you back, you […]