He has now said Turky has entered Syria to depose the government of Bashar al-Assad
1 - He has gutted much of the educated middle class of Turkey in his frantic persecution of all those he thinks might not be loyal to him.
2 - He has sent the Turkish Army into Syria in what was first described as border defense against IS (a group he has long supported) and is now revealed (by him) to be an effort to reach central Syria and depose Bashar Assad. It appears that Russia (and perhaps the US as well) have made it clear to him that this will not be permitted.
3. Through his relentless leadership purges he has so weakened the Turkish armed forces that the country is no longer a credible military partner in the NATO alliance.
4. He has so provoked the EU that its weakling leaders have suspended negotiations for Turkish membership. They did this after first having given Sultan Tayyip a 6.6 billion Euro bribe to stop sending refugees into the EU.
5. As a response to suspension of the process of Turkish accession to EU membership, Sultan Tayyip has now threatened to re-open the faucet of volkervanderung into the EU.
6. He has positioned Turkish forces in the Mosul area in such a way as to be seen by the Iraqi government as having irredentist claims in northern Iraq.
Source: Sic Semper Tyrannis