Lindsey Graham is a very smart man: “Everything that starts with ‘Al’ in the Middle East is bad news,” Graham said at a dinner in Boston on Monday with the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, according to investigative journalist Uri Blau. Graham was referencing the Arabic word for “the.” “Al-Qaida, Al-Nusra, Al-Qaida in the Arab […]
On March 3 after Netanyahu’s speech to Congress and as thousands of American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) activists finished their visits with members of Congress, about 150 protesters gathered for the JVP-DC Metro’s “Netanyahu, You Don’t Speak for Me” rally in freezing rain on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building.
WASHINGTON -- Only days ago, heading into the annual policy conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, suspending aid to the Palestinian Authority was on the group's list of lobbying priorities for its delegates who would be on Capitol Hill Tuesday. Show More Summary
On Monday Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu kicked off his trip to the U.S. by striking a conciliatory tone, telling the American Israel Public Affairs Committee that his speech to Congress "is not intended to show any disrespect to President Obama or the esteemed office that he holds." Apparently, Obama... More »
WASHINGTON -- Susan Rice, President Barack Obama's national security adviser, buttered up the thousands of American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference delegates here Monday evening with Hebrew phrases and warm anecdotes...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Selling nuclear diplomacy with Iran was perhaps the toughest job at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's annual conference this year -- second only to shepherding teenage attendees to the AIPAC selfie wall. Still,...Show More Summary
National Security Advisor Susan Rice is scheduled to speak at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee Policy Conference on Monday, March 2 beginning at approximately 6 p.m. ET.
The folks at News2Share send us a link to their coverage of a Code Pink protest yesterday at a American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) convention. Five of the stank-ass hippies were arrested as a result (you’ll probably want to turn down the volume before you watch these videos); “Its important to challenge AIPAC’s influence […]
WASHINGTON -- When President Barack Obama announced Samantha Power and Susan Rice as his delegation to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Bill Kristol of The Weekly Standard suggested conference-goers boycott their speeches...Show More Summary
WASHINGTON -- Addressing an audience Sunday at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, Rep. Brad Sherman (D-Calif.) showed signs of the increasing partisan tension on Iran policy. Sherman, the second-ranking Democrat on the House...Show More Summary
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Monday that he does not intend to "inject Israel into the American partisan debate," when speaking before Congress. Netanyahu, speaking at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on Monday, said his scheduled remarks before Congress Tuesday are not intended to show disrespect to President Obama. Show More Summary
Her remarks at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee come a crucial time for U.S.-Israeli relationship.
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is a pro-Israel lobbying group that advocates policies to Congress and the Executive Branch of the United States. The annual AIPAC conference kicked off today in Washington DC. Several pro-Palestinian and far left … Continue reading ?
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is a pro-Israel lobbying group that advocates policies to Congress and the Executive Branch of the United States. AIPAC has been called “the most important organization affecting America’s relationship with Israel,” and one … Continue reading ?
WASHINGTON -- Speaking to the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference Sunday morning, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) threatened to cut funding to the United Nations, who he believes is alienating Israel in the international community and tolerating anti-Semitism in Europe. Show More Summary
President Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice and the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Samantha Power will be the two administration officials to address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference that will be held March 1 to 3 in Washington, the White House said on Thursday. The announcement comes two days after […]
According to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), considered by many to be the most influential lobbying group in the country, "Israel spends 75 percent of U.S. aid in the United States, purchasing military equipment."...Show More Summary
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is nonpartisan but composed mostly of Democrats. It has tiptoed gingerly through the wreckage of the U.S.-Israel relationship the Obama administration has created, often declining (as in the case of Chuck Hagel’s nomination) to publicly criticize the administration. But even AIPAC has reached its limit. In a written statement […]
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and hawks in Congress are reportedly lobbying hard to blow up a deal between the US and Iran regarding Iran's nuclear program. Partnering with hawks in Congress, AIPAC is urging lawmakers to kill the deal and start a new round of sanctions in light of not getting the bombing campaign many had wanted.
The New Yorker's Connie Bruck tackles the question of whether the powerful pro-Israel lobby group AIPAC (American Israel Public Affairs Committee) is losing influence among American Jews. She frames the issue as if AIPAC is siding "with...Show More Summary