China's jackboot diplomacy (letter)by M. GordonNews Weekly
, May 10, 2008
As a resident of Canberra, I expected the Olympic torch relay to be quite a spectacle.
I did not expect it to be a completely overwhelming Chinese propaganda event with vast numbers of bussed-in red flag-wavers.
I now understand how the Tibetans feel marginalised in their own land.
China's jackboot diplomacy did not work.(Mr) M. Gordon,