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Regime Change Doesn't Work

Alexander B. Downes leads a forum on why regime change doesn’t work, with responses from Greg Grandin, Neta C. Crawford, James D. Fearon, Mary Kaldor, and others. Plus, Fawaz A. Gerges, Noam Chomsky, Elaine Scarry, and more.

 

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Regime Change Doesn’t Work

Alexander B. Downes — with responses from:

GREG GRANDIN, JOSEPH S. NYE, JR., NETA C. CRAWFORD, JAMES D. FEARON, MARY KALDOR, JOHN TIRMAN, TOD LINDBERG, AND JOANNE LANDY.


Editors’ Note
Deborah Chasman and Joshua Cohen

Foundations

State of the Nation: Railroad Blues
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Dispatch: A Little Help
David William Turner
Dispatch: Straight Shooter
Matt Gallagher
Art Note: Priest, Gangster, Drinker, Gent
Roger Boylan
Perspective: Extreme Injury
Elaine Scarry
Unfair Advantages
Joseph Nevins
Wronged Without Recourse
Jessica Garrick, Andrew Schrank
Palestinians Ambivalent About Statehood Bid
Mya Guarnieri
What Would Emma Do?
An interview with Vivian Gornick
Libertarianism and Liberty
T. M. Scanlon
What Sarbanes-Oxley Teaches Us About Dodd-Frank
Francine McKenna
Revaluing the Book
An interview with Richard Nash
Freedom Is a Way of Life: The Arab Summer in Tunisia
Josh Martin
American Autumn: Protest Groups bring the Arab Spring to the U.S.
Nathan Schneider
The Constructive Responsibility of Intellectuals
Archon Fung
Why I Was Maced at Occupy Wall Street
Jeanne Mansfield
Karlan’s Court: Sometimes An Amendment Is Just An Amendment
Pamela S. Karlan

Special Report

End of the Road: Al Qaeda’s Fall
Fawaz A. Gerges

Context

The Responsibility of Intellectuals, Redux: Using Privilege to Challenge Power
Noam Chomsky

Books & Ideas

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