David Shambaugh, a former aide to Idaho Sen. Frank Church and a noted China scholar stands in front of the Forbidden City in Beijing in 2010.
David Shambaugh, a former aide to Idaho Sen. Frank Church and a noted China scholar stands in front of the Forbidden City in Beijing in 2010. Rocky Barker
David Shambaugh, a former aide to Idaho Sen. Frank Church and a noted China scholar stands in front of the Forbidden City in Beijing in 2010. Rocky Barker
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If Trump Taiwan contact continues, expect blowback, says Shambaugh, former Church staffer

December 03, 2016 3:33 PM

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Rocky Barker is the energy and environment reporter for the Idaho Statesman and has been writing about the West since 1985. He is the author of several books, including "Scorched Earth How the Fires of Yellowstone Changed America," "The Flyfisher's Guide to Idaho" and "The Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho."