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Former Dissertation Year Fellow Benjamin Denison, explains in his latest column on The Washington Post how regime change rarely succeeds in improving the economy, democracy and stability of a country. Only rare cases like Germany and Japan after World War II were able to succeed due to the implementation of a sustained and substantial economic plan such as the Marshall Plan. It is very unlikely that a regime change would succeed so the best thing to do is avoid them.