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The country's extremist problem goes way beyond ISIS. And unless the state fixes its governance troubles, it will have to fight this war all over again.


"Our means and our current level of effort are not aligned with our ends," McCain said. "That suggests we are not winning, and when you are not winning in war, you are losing."


A high-profile US anti-terror team arrived in the Turkish capital July 7 to discuss possible cooperation with NATO ally Turkey in combating extremist militants in Syria and Iraq.