|July 9, 2008||Permalink|
Earlier in June, China launched a week-long series of anti-terrorist drills called "Great Wall 5", in preparation for the upcoming 2008 Olympic Games. The drills involved emergency responders, "police forces, the People's Armed Police, the People's Liberation Army and the health, environmental protection, meteorology and transportation departments." according to China's Xinhua News Agency. (14 photos total)
Paramilitary policemen display their skills during an anti-terror drill themed "To Welcome Olympic Games,To Ensure the Security" at Datianwan Stadium on July 2, 2008 in Chongqing Municipality, China. China has launched a series of anti-terror drills at the national level to ensure security for the upcoming Olympics in Beijing. (China Photos/Getty Images)
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