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China’s disaster playbook falls short in Tianjin blasts

by Benjamin HAAS Chinese authorities’ handling of the Tianjin explosions bears many of the hallmarks of their standard approach to the litany of disasters in the country — a clampdown on discussion, official obfuscation, and carefully targeted media condemnation. But it has been unusually ineffective, analysts say, with a lack of transparency compared to previous […]