Pentagon chief: Myanmar military acts ‘flatly unacceptable’


              In this image from video provided by IISS, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin delivers a speech during the 40th IISS Fullerton Lecture Tuesday, July 27, 2021 in Singapore. Austin decried the actions of Myanmar's military rulers as unacceptable on Tuesday, while urging a regional bloc to keep demanding an end to violence. Austin also applauded the Association of Southeast Asian nations for its efforts on the issue, which included forging a consensus with Myanmar’s military leader in April. (IISS via AP)
            
              In this photo provided by the  Singapore Ministry of Defense, U.S. Defense Secretary Lloyd J. Austin along with Singapore Defense Minister Ng Eng Hen, back, review an honor guard at the Ministry of Defense Tuesday, July 27, 2021 in Singapore. Austin decried the actions of Myanmar's military rulers as unacceptable on Tuesday, while urging a regional bloc to keep demanding an end to violence. Austin also applauded the Association of Southeast Asian nations for its efforts on the issue, which included forging a consensus with Myanmar’s military leader in April. (Singapore Ministry of Defense via AP)