Sharing the Stage

In this, our second election-themed issue, John Delury points to the 2008 Beijing Olympics as an important pivot point in the relationship between the United States and China. In “China as Equal,” he explains that the 2008 Beijing Olympics Opening Ceremony announced “China’s arrival as a first-world power.”

Photo: wuqiang_beijing/Panoramio via Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 3.0. Image cropped.

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Ashley E. Bowen, editor
Laura Ansley, managing editor
Karen Lou, editorial assistant
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