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A Modest Proposal: An Irish AIPAC

Noting the remarkable success of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in influencing U.S. government policies, Daniel C. Maguire offers up this tongue-in-cheek plan for an Irish AIPAC to do the same for Ireland. By Daniel C. Maguire This is…Read more ?

What a Journalist Learned During 3 Days Undercover at the Israel Lobby’s Biggest Policy Conference

6 months agoNews : Truthdig

By Rob Bryan / AlterNet The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is a cult, and like most cults, its followers would probably object to the characterization.

Three Days Undercover at the Israel Lobby’s Biggest Policy Conference

Neither American Zionism nor K Street venality can fully explain the cult-like nature of AIPAC. The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is a cult, and like most cults, its followers would probably object to the characterization....Show More Summary

Middle East Political Analyst: Iran Deal Has ‘Hurt America’s Image as a Superpower’

At the American Israel Public Affairs Committee earlier this month in Washington D.C., Vice President Joe Biden claimed Israel was "stronger and...

Trump Goes Low Energy for a Week

Washington Post: “His last day on the trail was Monday, when he delivered a foreign policy speech at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee policy conference. His next public campaign event is not until Tuesday afternoon in Wisconsin — which [...]

As AIPAC Pays Tribute to Slain U.S. Citizen, Where Is the Outcry Over Palestinian-American Teen Killed by Israeli Soldiers?

The lack of concern over the killing of 17-year-old Mahmoud Shaalan underscores the profound dehumanization of Palestinians. At the recent American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference, attendees and speakers gave emotional tribute to Taylor Force, a U.S. Show More Summary

How Donald Trump Exposed AIPAC

When the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) announced that Donald Trump would be speaking at its annual policy conference this year, there was a loud cry of outrage. Even some supporters of AIPAC said it was inappropriate to host a man who had fomented violence and racism. Show More Summary

Behind Trump’s Populist Rhetoric

Joe Klein: “Let it be recorded that on March 21, 2016, addressing the American Israel Public Affairs Committee in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump used a teleprompter. This is progress. It shows that Trump understands that, on occasion, care must be [...]

Sanders Offers Little Hope for Mideast Peace

Bernie Sanders supporters appeared thrilled when they learned he'd turned down an invitation to address the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference on Monday. Donald Trump passed up a debate appearance and Hillary...Show More Summary

When the Feminist Establishment Candidate is Further Right than Trump

Hillary Clinton spoke before the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference this weekend and rather unsurprisingly proved that on certain matters of human rights—namely those of women in the Global South—she is even more conservative than Donald Trump himself. Show More Summary

AIPAC Apology for Trump Speech Unprecedented

The president of American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) made an unscheduled appearance on the stage at its yearly conference Tuesday to apologize for insults that Donald Trump made against President Barack Obama during his appearance a day earlier. Show More Summary

What if Bernie Sanders had delivered his speech at AIPAC!?

Unlike the other four presidential candidates, Democrat Bernie Sanders declined the invitation to speak at the AIPAC-- American Israel Public Affairs Committee conference-- in Washington on Monday, and instead delivered a foreign policy address in Utah. Show More Summary

AIPAC Apologizes to Obama for Trump’s Remark about Obama’s Last Year in Office

The crowd applauded Donald Trump’s remark about Obama being in his last year in office, for which AIPAC (the American Israel Public Affairs Committee) apologized to the White House since it was at their policy event this week.

The Author Versus the Demagogue

While Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump was bringing thousands of delegates to the American Israel Public Affairs Committee's (AIPAC) national conference to their feet the other night, a very different event took place just...Show More Summary

AIPAC apologizes after Trump’s anti-Obama speech gets cheers

6 months agoNews : The Raw Story

The American Israel Public Affairs Committee apologized on Tuesday for remarks made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump — and the reaction they received during their conference a day earlier, the Washington Post reported. “We say, unequivocally, that we do not countenance...

AIPAC Head Gives Emotional Apology For Donald Trump Attack On Obama

6 months agoNews : Huffington Post

WASHINGTON -- Without identifying him by name, leadership from the American Israel Public Affairs Committee on Tuesday condemned Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump for his attack on President Barack Obama -- and the audience...Show More Summary

Someone Actually Wrote This

Who the fuck do they think they are fooling: The president of the pro-Israel lobbying group American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) rebuked Donald Trump on Tuesday, scolding him for his harsh comments about President Obama. “Last evening, something occurred which has the potential to drive us apart, to divide us,” AIPAC President Lillian Pinkus […]

AIPAC Conference – Donald Trump Gets Applause, Next Day AIPAC Denounces Trump’s Comments [Video]

Donald Trump spoke Monday night at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) annual Policy Conference and received rounds of applause and standing ovations. Trump began his speech at the conference by saying that he was aShow More Summary

A Carnival of Pandering: Yesterday at AIPAC

All of the presidential candidates but Bernie Sanders spoke at a convention of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) yesterday. Sanders, the only Jew among the candidates, was in the western U.S. and offered to speak remotely, but AIPAC turned him down. So instead he gave his speech in Utah to another audience. In […]

At the AIPAC Conference, Trump and Clinton Try for a Do-Over

“I didn’t come here tonight to pander to you about Israel,” Donald Trump said on Monday at a conference of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee, before moving on to do precisely that. “I love the people in this room,” he said. Show More Summary

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