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Are China's relations with Sudan a reason for the international community to boycott the opening ceremonies of the Beijing Olympics? Eric Reeves and James Nolt take sides.
The international community should boycott the opening ceremonies of the Olympics to send a signal to China about its support of the Sudanese government, argues Eric Reeves.
Those protesting Beijing's hosting of the summer Olympics are simply stoking patriotic feelings within China, argues James Nolt.