U.S.-Turkey Relations Cool

American Voices ISSUE 43•42 Oct 17, 2007

Turkey recalled its ambassador to the U.S. and warned there would be dire consequences if Congress passes a resolution classifying the massacre of 1.5 million Armenians between 1915 and 1923 as genocide. What do you think?

  • “This is reminiscent of when Germany withdrew their ambassador until America officially recognized Oktoberfest.”

    Jane Young –
    Systems Analyst

  • “Well, politics is all about finding a middle ground. How about calling it an unmitigated slaughter? Would that work?”

    Ricardo Olmos –
    Traffic Cop

  • “If there's anything our Congress is good at, it's passing philosophical resolutions in name only that have no tangible outcome.”

    Ben Hauer –
    Insurance Agent