"As the popular narrative in the media has unfolded, Turkey was the aggressor and Israel yet again the victim. Turkey now has to be punished. Congress is already considering passing the frequently shelved Armenian Genocide resolution and Representative Mike Spence warns "There will be a cost if Turkey stays on its present heading of growing closer to Iran and more antagonistic to the State of Israel." Representative Shelley Berkley agrees, saying that she would actively oppose Turkey’s attempt to join the European Union. Just exactly how she will do that is not completely clear.