i think your point regarding adding "stan" is legitimate. But it doesn't take away from the fact there is serious concern within Turkey and internationally that the secular character of Turkey is gradually changing and that it seems to be "turning towards the East" (sorry for the cliche). BTW, Israel is quite good at pointing the finger at its politicians (remember Vinograd)? This criticism might leveled more appropriately to other neighboring countries like... well.. take your pick....
Key U.S. House Democrat cites troublesome issues in Iran nuclear deal (Reuters)