- NPRSep 17 04:16 AM
The American Israel Public Affairs Committee is an agenda setter in Washington's Middle East debates. But it lost when Congress didn't block the Iran nuclear deal. How does that affect AIPAC's future?
- BloombergSep 17 10:56 AM
The pro-Israel lobby based its power on bipartisan influence. That didn’t work well in the deeply partisan fight over Iran.
- NPRSep 17 11:40 AM
AIPAC is one of the most powerful special interest groups in Washington. It lost big on the nuclear agreement, and is now looking to reassert itself.
- The GuardianSep 11 09:30 AM
Aipac’s alliance with Israeli Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu decreased its bipartisan clout in the US Senate Over the past two months, since the Iran nuclear deal was inked by the US and world powers, opponents of the accord have delivered fiery speeches predicting dire consequences ( another Holocaust , nuclear war ), poured millions of dollars into fiery television advertisements (does your...
- Arab NewsSep 10 06:10 PM
Has the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC), the all-powerful Israel lobby in the US, lost its clout? Has it emerged from its recent battle against the administration over the nuclear deal with Iran — a battle royal for which it had marshaled enormous resources — with its wings clipped?
- The Huffington PostSep 11 03:00 PM
WASHINGTON -- The American Israel Public Affairs Committee, the pro-Israel lobbying group that led the fight to kill the Iran nuclear deal, admitted defeat on Friday. In an email to its supporters, Citizens for a Nuclear Free Iran, an AIPAC-funded affiliate, pledged to maintain “the pressure on all of Congress, whether they voted for or against the deal, to ensure the strictest possible ...
- Middle East OnlineSep 14 01:19 AM
It is hard to exaggerate the damage inflicted on AIPAC by the Congressional defeat of its efforts to torpedo the Iran nuclear deal. It is not as if AIPAC won’t live to fight again, because it will, but this defeat has ruptured the status quo, possibly forever.
- Washington PostSep 11 08:09 AM
Television ads opposing the Iran nuclear deal, paid for by the AIPAC-backed Citizens for A Nuclear Free Iran, continued to air late Thursday.
- The Spokesman-ReviewSep 26 12:25 AM
AIPAC power overstated Perhaps Michael Poulin’s anti-Israel bias prevents him from seeing the facts. His letter (Sept. 10) asserts “that Congress is Israeli-occupied territory inciting muddled loyalty, and that the American-Israeli Political Action Committee (sic) is the most powerful in the land.” The specific reference is to the large effort AIPAC has made to oppose the nuclear pact with Iran.
- New York Review of BooksOct 02 02:51 AM
Elizabeth Drew The president’s congressional victory on the nuclear agreement with Iran had many sources, not least of which were the nature and tactics of the opposition.
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