Openness need not empower authoritarian abuse of international institutions. Democratic leadership can contest the erosion of liberal values.
Ian J. Lynch is an independent foreign policy analyst with a Masters in Middle East, Caucasus, and Central Asian Security Studies from the University of St Andrews in Scotland. He previously developed girls’ education programs in Afghanistan from 2013-2018.
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Trump might finally impose CAATSA sanctions on Turkey. But without a broader strategy to address fractured U.S.-Turkey relations, sanctions will prove counterproductive to American interests.