Erdoğan is restructuring Turkish institutions, from the military to schools to the media, in ways that will support whatever moves he chooses to make. His long-term intentions - the ends toward which he is restructuring Turkish institutions - are unclear.
In every region, and at home, critics decry the lack of American leadership, and American withdrawal from the world stage. The narrative of American decline and withdrawal is becoming the conventional wisdom. But is it right?
Those at risk of future mass atrocities need India, Brazil and South Africa to become Responsibility to Protect's champions and not sit on the sidelines of history. Indeed, their lives may well depend upon it.