Daimond, this is all rather pointless and your arguments are both illogical and hypocritical. It strikes of the regurgitated drivel spouted by unthinking 969 drones/followers in Myanmar, particularly online.
First, the article has already been published and the magazine disseminated (except in Burma, where it has been banned on the basis of 'security' - looks like the government was, as everyone suspected, only paying lip service to so-called press freedoms - they get revoked as soon as the government finds a thin excuse to do so or something is published that it doesn't like. But hey, stick a few pictures of Daw Suu Kyi on front covers and everybody's happy and don't probe much deeper.) So what good would writing letters to the TIME editor do? What do you expect to come of it?
Second, it is unlikely that Buddhists in Muslim countries will be at heightened risk of attack purely because of this article. Where there already is persecution, it is for other reasons. This won't (and I'll be surprised if it does) start persecution in areas where there previously wasn't any.
Third, your argument for stopping further publication/distribution of this article is that it will endanger the safety of Buddhists in Muslim countries.
The irony and hypocrisy is really quite staggering - though I doubt many of the brainwashed 969 Bamar Burmese 'Buddhists' (Burma's equivalent of the Aryan race) have devoted a single brain cell to this whole affair at all.
What about the hate speech being promulgated by Wirathu et. al that has already claimed lives in Myanmar? Not too many Myanmar 'Buddhists' seem to be calling for that to be curtailed, and the same government that moved swiftly to ban Time magazine's publication in Burma has lifted not a finger to stop hate speech being circulated against Muslims.
So, the position seems to be that it's ok to publish hate speech against Muslims that HAS led to persecution, death, destruction and violence (and arguably ethnic cleansing), but it's NOT ok to criticise Burmese Buddhists/monks that promote that hate speech, because that MIGHT lead to persecution, death, destruction or violence against Burmese Buddhists/monks, in Myanmar or beyond. Monks are not infallible and are not beyond criticism or reproach.
If there eventually is a Muslim backlash, it will be because the monk-led anti-Muslim campaign and its proponents have collectively succeeded in a massive, sustained and violent provocation of a religious group that has so far failed to take the bait. If this keeps going someone or some group somewhere, eventually, will have had enough and will snap. And then the entire anti-Muslim campaign becomes self-fulfilling and validated, all hell will break loose and the Burmese government/Tatamadaw will get exactly what they appear to be angling for - divide and rule. Same as it has been for a long time. I will be as far away from the country as I can when that happens.
Finally, I'm sorry to point this out to you, but Wirathu IS the face of Buddhist terror, like it or not. The best and only argument his supporters and shocked 'Buddhists' can come up with is that he hasn't directly advocated violence. Of course he hasn't, he doesn't need to. He's damn well aware of the consequences of his actions of body, speech and mind and how it influences and incites people - he's been at this game for years. What the article fails to address (which is why it doesn't really make any useful contribution to proceedings) is the state forces that are pulling his strings and for whom/which he is the patsy.