Barel, like many on the left, is confusing cause and effect. They claim that the state of Israeli-Turkey relations is important to American interests in the region. Poor relations between Turkey and Israel is the RESULT of Turkish foreign policy, not the cause of it. It is this foreign policy is which harms American interests, and is not dependent on an Israeli apology.
from the article: When it comes to Israel and Turkey, stupidity is also a strategic asset