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Shaken and Stirred Up

The aftermath of China's earthquake.

Jul 7, 2008, Vol. 13, No. 41 • By REUBEN F. JOHNSON
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Rebuilding in this province could take the better part of a decade. The question is whether the local population will tolerate a long period of living in squalid conditions--their children still buried under rubble--without being stirred into more open rebellion against the local provincial government that they increasingly hold responsible for their misery.

Reuben F. Johnson writes on aerospace and foreign affairs.