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How the romantic notion of "regime change" has gone wrong for American pundits

Former Weekly Standard editor Bill Kristol suggested in November 2018 that regime change in China should be an important goal of US foreign policy in the coming decades.
Any debate over the relative merits and demerits of regime change as a legitimate tool of foreign-policy needs to begin with Lindsay A. O’Rourke’s new book, Covert Regime Change: America’s Secret Cold War.
O’Rourke answers two basic questions: why would a state attempt it, and how effective is it at achieving its stated goals?

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