We considered this image for The Week in Pictures, but we decided the image was more interesting in topic than compelling in its photography. There were a couple of chuckles as we wondered how tough these police would appear to an attacker.
Paramilitary policemen on assault vehicles take part in an anti-terrorism drill in Jinan, Shandong province July 2, 2008. China will have nearly 100,000 commandos, police and members of the military on standby up to and during the Beijing Olympics to handle potential terrorist attacks, state media reported. Picture taken July 2.