America's relationship with Turkey President Bush is advising Turkey not to send troops into northern Iraq to go after Kurdish rebels there. Meanwhile, it appears the U.S. House is backing off a resolution condemning the Ottoman Turks' World War I-era killing of Armenians as a "genocide." Turkey strenuously objected to the resolution.11:00 a.m.
Ersin Kalaycioglu: Professor of political science at Sabanci University in Istanbul, Turkey. Professor Kalaycioglu was a visiting professor at the University of Minnesota in 1999.
Lynne Cheney at the National Press Club Lynne Cheney, wife of Vice President Dick Cheney, speaks Thursday at the National Press Club in Washington. Cheney, a historian and bestselling author, is out with a memoir titled "Blue Skies, No Fences."12:00 p.m.
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