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Power in Play

How to get it, keep it, and take it away.

Oct 1, 2012, Vol. 18, No. 03 • By DANIEL LEE
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The Chinese government faces widespread contempt and unrest because of local government officials, despite
economic reforms and a booming economy. In Egypt, the fall of Mubarak and rise of the Muslim Brotherhood has led to more, not less, uncertainty and violence. In Syria, the battle continues. In Iran, ominous silence as the centrifuges come up to speed.

Daniel Lee is a writer in Indiana.