One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
The replacement of one administration or government by another, especially by means of military force.
- ‘That in itself is proliferation, and it is linked to the aggressive doctrine of regime change.’
- ‘The reasons for it are still headlines today - regime change and international terrorism.’
- ‘Is that what he is saying, or is he saying he supports finishing the job and supports a regime change?’
- ‘I think that's the heart of it, and with a policy of regime change, he's more or less said so.’
- ‘If the goal of our leaders continues to be regime change, then let regime change begin at home.’
- ‘An occasional catalyst for regime change during the colonial era was the mass strike.’
- ‘This has not been a good year for regime change, pre-emptive war and unilateral intervention.’
- ‘Others argue that the process is inherently flawed and that disarmament by regime change is the only realistic way forward.’
- ‘Preemption requires troops to march on an enemy capital and carry out regime change.’
- ‘Simply put, just as regimes come in many forms, so too do the tools of regime change.’
- ‘There is undoubtedly a desire among various elements of the US government to see regime change in Iran.’
- ‘On this level, France would have preferred no regime change and a lifting of sanctions to get back to business as usual.’
- ‘The movie closes with an extended sequence where the new ruling class celebrates its empty regime change at a sumptuous ball.’
- ‘The resounding clear remit for this war was WMD, not for regime change or to impose democracy.’
- ‘As for regime change, it is best viewed as a complement to diplomacy and deterrence.’
- ‘Examines the role of regimes in an interdependent world, advancing four models to account for regime change.’
- ‘This is not the first time that the people of Iraq have had a regime change.’
- ‘If you really want a regime change in Britain, you have to act, to confront the police and authorities.’
- ‘These are voters ready to turn anger into action, to work for a regime change here at home.’
- ‘To adapt an old legal phrase, the man on the Lima omnibus is against war for regime change.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.