Tag: regime change

IRGC takeover? Iran protests may change leadership, but not regime

     

Iran’s Supreme Leader demanded the judiciary punish those “who disrupt economic security” on Wednesday, following protests over the rial’s collapse and a tightening of U.S. sanctions pressure that has set… Read more »

How to solve a problem like North Korea

     

North Koreans are becoming more independent of the ruling Kim regime, with the vast majority of households earning their living through markets rather than relying on the state, according to… Read more »

Advancing democracy is not ‘regime change’

     

Advancing democracy is not the same as regime change, says a leading practitioner. “We have said over and over again that what this is all about is not changing a regime,”… Read more »

Is the age of Middle East ‘regime change’ over?

     

With the tragic consequences of America’s role in the overthrow of Muammar el-Qaddafi in Libya added to the failures of U.S. intervention in Iraq and Afghanistan, the policy of regime change is being more… Read more »

Aleppo: the Sarajevo – and Munich – of Syria?

     

  Aleppo, Syria’s largest city, now virtually encircled by the Syrian Army, may prove to be the Sarajevo of Syria. It is already the Munich, Roger Cohen writes for The… Read more »