Can the Chinese Olympics Induce the Traditional International Hug?

The Memphis Flyer | August 8, 2008
I'd like to believe that the controversy that follows any Western discussion of China — be it over Tibet, Darfur, or human rights in general — can become part of the international hug that every Olympic gathering aims to be and not the central distraction (violent or otherwise) we remember from Beijing '08.

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