COVER: Defiance rocks the Communist world. China resists while Moscow and Warsaw struggle to reform
From the Baltic to the China Sea, people strain against the confines of the system, demanding a fair share in their own governance. -- Hard-liners take China's helm, but the old compact between the people and their leaders is shattered. -- Solidarity whips the Communist Party, causing a constitutional logjam. -- Wherever he turns, Gorbachev faces hard lessons and unhappy citizens.
NATION: Bush responds to China's agony
As Americans stage a hurried exit from the chaos in Beijing, the President seeks to preserve U.S....