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Submitted by Jonathan David Carson (United States), Jun 19, 2013 at 12:13

Is it merely coincidence that the riots in Turkey have taken place at the same time as the Assad victories?

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Not entirely, as discontent over Syria is backdrop to the current unrest. I made this point in my Los Angeles Times piece on May 4, 2013.

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