When Kemal Ataturk, the founder of Modern Turkey created his secular state after World War I, he detached Turkey from both the Islamic and the Arab worlds.  As a result, Turkish journalist Cengis Aktar told KSFR's Dave Marash on HERE AND THERE, the Turkish bureaucracy today is largely ignorant of both, which he said has enabled President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to steer a dangerous sectarian course. 

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