- Insecurity in Syria has crossed the border into Turkey
- Turkey's post-coup purges have left a security vacuum
(CNN)An international airport bombed. An ambassador assassinated. A nightclub massacre. These and many other attacks in the last year show how Turkey has been hit hard by terrorism. It's not an unfamiliar position for the country, but there are now new threats that add to the longstanding reasons for Turkey's particular position in the crosshairs.