Editor’s Note: Soner Cagaptay is the Beyer Family Fellow and director of the Turkish Research Program at The Washington Institute, and author of ‘The Rise of Turkey: The Twenty-First Century’s First Muslim Power.’ The views expressed are solely those of the author.

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