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  Regime - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
"a communist" regime", "a socialist regime, Zionist regime, "a fascist regime", or "a military regime").
Political scientist Fred Judson, defines a regime as the "relationship between the state, society, (the) market, and global insertion".
In science, a regime can mean a particular state of affairs where a particular physical phenomenon or boundary condition is significant, such as "the superfluid regime" or "the steady state regime".
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Regime   (306 words)

 Regime change - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Regime change is the overthrow of a government (or regime) considered illegitimate by an external force (usually military), and its replacement with a new government according to the ideas and/or interests promoted by that force.
Regime change in Iraq became a stated goal of United States foreign policy when Public Law 105-338 (the "Iraq Liberation Act") was signed into law by US President Bill Clinton.
The term 'regime change' can also be used in a more general sense, particularly in academic work, to refer to a change in political institutions or laws that affect the nature of the system as a whole.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Regime_change   (718 words)

 Geoffrey Nunberg - on "regime change"   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
That was the mother of all regime changes, and it gave us the phrase "ancien régime," or "old regime," as a name for the form of government that was about to come to a decisive end.
But when we call a government a regime, there's usually a sense that its hold on power is insecure or unsteady, as if you could hear the tumbrils rolling in the distance.
That's the sense that regime has when it's paired with the name of a ruler or a political party, like "the Castro regime" or "the Sandinista regime." Or people sometimes talk about "the Havana regime" or "the Beijing regime," with the implication that the rulers just happen to be squatting in the seat of government.
www-csli.stanford.edu /~nunberg/regime.html   (932 words)

 Rage, Hubris, and Regime Change by Ken Jowitt - Policy Review, No. 118   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
According to the administration, the essential element of our era is the threat emanating from a combination of tyrannical states and what I have called “movements of rage,” a malignant political coalition that relentlessly pursues and may succeed in possessing and using weapons of mass destruction (wmd) against the United States and its allies.
Second, a hostile regime with wmd would be more willing to harbor and sponsor stateless “movements of rage” and add to the latter’s global reach insidious types of violent and traumatizing weapons.
In this irony of ironies, the Bush administration’s identification of regime change as critical to its anti-terrorist policy and integral to its desire for a democratic capitalist world has led to an active “Leninist” foreign policy in place of Fukuyama’s passive “Marxist” social teleology.
www.policyreview.org /apr03/jowitt.html   (3539 words)

 RFC 1041 (rfc1041) - Telnet 3270 regime option
REGIME is an ASCII string (possibly empty) which is substring of the received REGIME-LIST string.
The purpose of this memo is not to describe (or define) protocols which are used in 3270 Regime, but rather define a new option for the Telnet Protocol, which would allow both sides to negotiate for the 3270 Regime establishment over the telnet connection.
Switch from one regime to another may require flushing of all outstanding data in both telnet client and telnet server.
www.faqs.org /rfcs/rfc1041.html   (1295 words)

 Regime Libertarians by Llewellyn H. Rockwell, Jr.
This is the view that the one and only job of government is to withdraw, wholly and completely, not just from one sector but all of them, and not at some point in the future but right now.
In neither case does this position hold that the regime is capable of doing good for anyone or anything.
And here is the tragic result of Regime Libertarianism: insofar as it permits itself to be used in a state propaganda effort, it unwittingly becomes an adjunct of state power itself.
www.lewrockwell.com /rockwell/regime-libs.html   (1727 words)

 Regime Change: Is This a New Policy? - by Carl K. Savich
Regime change seeks to impose a regime/government/ruler from outside of the country so attacked, substituting the will of the US government for that of the people of the attacked state.
The regime change in Iraq in 2003 is part of this long-standing policy of overthrowing regimes that are hostile to US interests.
What is perhaps new and novel about the Iraqi regime change is that it is no longer covert or shrouded in propaganda and justified or rationalized by invoking the UN or humanitarianism, i.e., "humanitarian intervention" to prevent a genocide.
www.maknews.com /html/articles/savich/savich_10.html   (2120 words)

In any case of dissolution of a regime, the court may, upon the application of either spouse or of the latter's successors, decide that, in the mutual relations of the spouses, the effects of the dissolution are retroactive to the date when they ceased to live together.
No spouse who has interfered in the management of the acquests of the other spouse after the regime is dissolved may receive the share of the acquests of the other spouse to which he or she is entitled unless the other spouse has accepted the partition of the acquests of the spouse who interfered.
The enrichment is valued as on the day the regime is dissolved; however, when the property acquired or improved was alienated during the regime, the enrichment is valued as on the day of the alienation.
www.dufourdion.com /family4.htm   (1995 words)

 The Case for Regime Change
The leader of this regime has the most evil weapons of mass destruction in the world at his disposal, and he has publicly stated his willingness to use them against any nation he disapproves of.
This regime has no regard for international law, otherwise it would be sending lobbyists to the UN rather than troops to the Middle East.
The Bush regime, with its arrogance and brutality, has caused this country to be looked upon as the schoolyard bully of the world.
www.purplearth.net /adifferentreality/stories/RegimeChange.html   (1084 words)

 A Daily Briefing on Iran   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
He is known to play an important role in the regime’s policies of exporting revolution, acts of terrorism abroad and torture and elimination of its opponents at home.
In his present position it is he who in the name of his boss Ali Khamenei has been implementing the harsh and repressive policies of the regime including acts of torture and elimination of the regime's opponents.
He is more than anyone responsible for the regime commission of acts of torture, barbarities of all sorts and elimination of its opponents at home and abroad.
regimechangeiran.blogspot.com   (10242 words)

 The Nuclear Case of Iran and the Survival of the Islamic Regime
The regime has proved that it has not the capacity to get reformed from the inside and the reformisms that support the Valyate Faghih are wasting the time and energy.
It is about the security of a regime that is convinced it is going to get into serious conflict with the West, as the symbol of a certain way of life and thinking that stands in contrast to the ideology of the regime of Iran.
Yet the West is treating the regime of the North Korea with much respect and caution, while the miserable Saddam who did not have those weapons is sitting in prison and crying for the death of his terrible sons.
www.payvand.com /news/04/nov/1044.html   (2405 words)

 Will the Syrian Regime Take on the World?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
At the beginning of the American invasion of Iraq, and thanks to the bellicose posture the Syrian regime adopted during the early stages of the conflict, a similar showdown with the US was averted only at the last minute.
The policies adopted by the Syrian regime in the last few months raise an important existential question about the decision-making process in Syria, and more specifically the way the process is managed and who are the people involved in it.
The reformist elements within the Syrian regime, Assad included, should realize that the challenge ahead is not about regime survival, but about the survival and viability of Syria as a state (and ours is not the only Middle Eastern country facing such a challenge).
www.brookings.edu /views/op-ed/fellows/abdulhamid20040903.htm   (858 words)

 Charles E. Miller on Regime Change on National Review Online
As it turns out, "regime change" is a very tough set of military tasks — especially given the Coalition's concern for minimizing collateral damage and civilian deaths.
For a regime credited with being a sophisticated manipulator of global public opinion, this attempt at spin is pathetic.
The broad military effort in support of regime change is to cause surrender by political and military leaders.
www.nationalreview.com /comment/comment-miller040403.asp   (763 words)

 A Daily Briefing on Iran: Iranian regime fails to stop ancient Persian festival & New Year celebrations
The regime also warned against sparklers and fireworks, insisting that they are banned; shops that sold these items were closed and padlocked by the regime's security forces from weeks before.
The regime's paddy wagons are installed all around the cities of Iran and the security guards beating celebrants have begun beating and arresting them.
The regime fearing the worst and attempting to maximize control and oppression, has ordered that all cellular telephones and internet connections in several provinces and all major cities be completely shut down and blocked.
regimechangeiran.blogspot.com /2006/03/iranian-regime-fails-to-stop-ancient.html   (1082 words)

 U.S. Identifies Front Companies for Saddam Hussein Regime
According to Bodman, the list of companies and individuals will be submitted to the United Nations with the recommendation that all member states freeze their assets in accordance with Security Council resolution 1483 and transfer them to the U.N.-administered Development Fund for Iraq, which manages the funds for reconstruction, administration and humanitarian assistance.
"We are unmasking the financial façade of the former Iraqi regime.
Aviatrans Anstalt was established to manage assets of the former regime and its senior officials.
usinfo.state.gov /xarchives/display.html?p=washfile-english&y=2004&m=April&x=20040415183745ndyblehs0.8977014&t=livefeeds/wf-latest.html   (1874 words)

 Comprehensive Report of the Special Advisor to the DCI on Iraq’s WMD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Regime quickly came to see that OFF could be corrupted to acquire foreign exchange both to further undermine sanctions and to provide the means to enhance dual-use infrastructure and potential WMD-related development.
Saddam was strictly opposed to corruption—in the sense of Regime personnel soliciting bribes or expropriating public assets—on the part of family members or subordinate members of the Regime, seeing it as corrosive of respect for authority.
Regime forces intended to use the “liquid” to defeat dug-in forces as part of a larger assault.
www.cia.gov /cia/reports/iraq_wmd_2004/chap1.html   (14200 words)

 World Can't Wait   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The Bush regime is setting out to radically remake society very quickly, in a fascist way, and for generations to come.
We must, and can, aim to create a political situation where the Bush regime's program is repudiated, where Bush himself is driven from office, and where the whole direction he has been taking society is reversed.
— millions of us reject this illegitimate regime that is as criminal as it is dangerous to humanity and the existence of this planet.
www.worldcantwait.org   (781 words)

 JURIST - Mertus: The Law(?) of Regime Change
Forcible regime change violates the deeply enshrined principle that people should be allowed to choose their own government.
Armed interventions for regime change also run contrary to Article 2(4) of the United Nations Charter, which prohibits the threat or use of force "against...
The use of military force for regime change is in fact radically different than other kinds of U.S. intervention in recent years.
jurist.law.pitt.edu /forum/forumnew98.php   (754 words)

 Totalitarian regime - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about Totalitarian regime
Government control of all activities within a country, openly political or otherwise, as in fascist or communist dictatorships.
Examples of totalitarian regimes are Italy under Benito Mussolini 1922–45; Germany under Adolf Hitler 1933–45; the USSR under Joseph Stalin from the 1930s until his death in 1953; and more recently Romania under Nicolae Ceauşescu 1974–89.
This information should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /Totalitarian+regime   (147 words)

 Bush regime - SourceWatch   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The regime (http://www.onelook.com/?w=regimeandls=a), or cartel (http://www.onelook.com/?w=cartelandls=a), of George W. Bush has been, since inception, characterized by blatant disregard for fact, willful deception even of themselves, and a fierce determination to impose their rule, globally and nationally, without regard to law, the U.S. Constitution or the principles contained therein.
Individuals comprising the regime are indexed in the Bush regime characters article.
Bush's extremism on both economic and foreign affairs has created a regime crisis, with the U.S. debt and imperial over-extension endangering its ability to manage the very global economic order on which the regime is founded.
www.sourcewatch.org /index.php?title=Bush_regime   (1389 words)

 .: Hardcore Regime - Internet Radio At its Finest :.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
I know theres plenty of people out there who want to be a bigger part of the station so this is why im asking all of you here instead of asking you one by one.
Regime is up for an award, please go here and vote for us, ive been told we may be sponsored by vibealite but that does mean we will automaticaly win so please please get your votes in and lets prove we are the best hardcore station
'Port To The 'Core is the latest show to hit regime, its run by a group of lads from newport or should we say "boyos", the show starts this saturday, we have been told that they have been holding house parties for sometime and now aim to get there antics out on the radio.
www.hardcoreregime.co.uk   (1475 words)

 World Can't Wait | Drive Out the Bush Regime
But its exactly because this regime is so willing to lie, to spy, to let die, to ignore and change rules, and driving relentlessly forward even in the face of widespread opposition that it is going to take a tremendous and unprecedented fight to force them out.
The opposition to Bush's regime must become so widespread, massive and intense that he has no choice but to leave office - as both Johnson and then Nixon had to when they were faced with uncompromising political opposition.
In the first place, the regime is doing tremendous damage now and in the second it would be criminal to allow Bush 3 more years to actually make the outrages that he has committed "new social norms".
www.worldcantwait.net /index.php?option=com_content&task=blogcategory&id=2&Itemid=3   (2478 words)

 Al Martin Raw: Political, Economic & Financial Intelligence
Yet it is this very same Bush-Cheney Regime, which now wants to hide behind the skirts of the IEA, as it were, in order to prevent having to be the power, as a member of the Security Council, which refers Iran to the United Nations for potential sanctions regarding the Iranian nuclear program.
Yet, in fact, the regime is quite concerned because, without the ability to finance Bushonian triple deficits (current account, budgetary and trade deficits) ultimately this has an effect on the regime’s political policies.
The intent of the Regime’s policies is to deny citizens the ability to hold assets discreetly -- or to even move assets outside of the United States and hold them with any sovereign immunity.
www.almartinraw.com   (6193 words)

 tdaxp : Regime Transformation
Regime Transformation is the challenging of a functional regime.
Regime Revolution, or "Regime Change," is the challenging of a dysfunctional regime
The closest I have found to a defintion of "regime transformation" is Fonte's.
tdaxp.blogspirit.com /archive/2005/02/14/regime_transformation.html   (1316 words)

 Uzbekistan - Washington's new friend by Paul McGeough
And while women in Afghanistan are imprisoned in the ubiquitous burqa, female high school and university students in Uzbekistan are forbidden to wear the hijab, the scarf that covers hair and neck.
Notwithstanding his appalling record on human rights and his reluctance to reform the old Soviet command economy, he has managed to avoid serious threats from the US or Europe to use their financial and material aid packages as a lever for reform.
An Uzbek businessman who travelled on the Herald's flight into Tashkent proffered that the only genuine act of privatisation at the end of the Soviet regime was the speed with which corruption was fitted into the new political and bureaucratic landscape.
www.vision.net.au /~apaterson/politics/afghan_mcgeough.htm   (1919 words)

 Bush planned Iraq 'regime change' before becoming President - [Sunday Herald]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A SECRET blueprint for US global domination reveals that President Bush and his cabinet were planning a premeditated attack on Iraq to secure 'regime change' even before he took power in January 2001.
The blueprint, uncovered by the Sunday Herald, for the creation of a 'global Pax Americana' was drawn up for Dick Cheney (now vice- president), Donald Rumsfeld (defence secretary), Paul Wolfowitz (Rumsfeld's deputy), George W Bush's younger brother Jeb and Lewis Libby (Cheney's chief of staff).
Tam Dalyell, the Labour MP, father of the House of Commons and one of the leading rebel voices against war with Iraq, said: 'This is garbage from right-wing think-tanks stuffed with chicken-hawks -- men who have never seen the horror of war but are in love with the idea of war.
www.sundayherald.com /27735   (783 words)

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