In popular understanding the nationalist government of the Republican Period between 1911 and 1949 was felled not by the devastating Sino-Japanese war, or the civil war with the Communists, but the cancer of inflation, and corruption. The final International Olympic Committee visit to Beijing last month stipulated clearly that the thirty thousand journalists expected to cover the event had to have free internet access, and this was part of China's contractual obligations when it agreed to host the Olympics.
THEWORLDTODAY.ORG MAY 2008 PAGE 4 CHINA AND THE OLYMPICS Kerry Brown, ASSO
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