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