The answer is no. It is not only within Europe that defects in European liberal democracy are aiding the rise of rightwing populism.
The post-coup political environment could provide a ripe moment to reinstate the peace talks between Ankara and the Kurdish movement.
A future independent Kurdish state faces many political, economic, and administrative challenges, but its success could be a game-changer in the Middle East.
The accession of Western Balkan countries to the European Union will be among the principal preoccupations of Turkish foreign policy in the upcoming years.