comment: AK Party leaders decided to put their weight behind the Syrian opposition and allow money, arms, and fighters to enter that country to speed up the fall of Assad. Five years later, Turkey is facing its own security threats. Some of the deadliest attacks are carried out by the same extremist groups the Turkish governing authorities armed and trained: ISIL. Now Turkey is facing the prediction it was warned about since the early days of Syrian crisis: being Pakistanized.
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