Photo Essay: China’s Olympic Saga

How a golden opportunity to showcase China’s rise turned into a public-relations nightmare? From the Foreign Policy Website:

Eye-opener: They were supposed to usher in a new period of openness and dazzle the world with stunning images of a superpower in the making. China’s full-scale social and economic mobilization has undoubtedly been impressive, but the 2008 Beijing Games have also shown a spotlight on the darker side of the world’s most populous country.

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