AIPAC

AIPAC Knows It Has an Image Problem—But Hesitates to Offer a Solution
A lobby at a crossroads
March 04, 2014

At its annual conference, the group recognizes its image problem—but hesitates to offer a bold solution

As Netanyahu Comes to Town, Here’s What Obama Has To Say About Him
March 02, 2014

Obama gave a long interview about Israel and Iran. But you have to speak the right language to understand what he really said.

The Not Very Scary Israel Lobby
May 31, 2011

  Andrew Sullivan recently posted an item titled "How The Pro-Israel Lobby Works," continuing with his explanation, "By fear, threats, and stigmatization." The item links to a Media Matters blog post by M.J.

The Usual Suspect
October 08, 2007

The Israel Lobby and U.S. Foreign Policy By John J. Mearsheimer and Stephen M. Walt (Farrar, Straus and Giroux, 484 pp., $26) In October 2002, Osama bin Laden issued a statement in which he analyzed America's inexhaustible number of sins and prescribed ways of repenting for many of them. The statement was, by the standards of bin Laden's cave encyclicals, unusually coherent.

Low Clearance
October 10, 2005

In January 2006, a court in Northern Virginia will hear a case in which, for the first time, the federal government has charged two private citizens with leaking state secrets. CBS News first reported the highly classified investigation that led to this prosecution on the eve of the Republican National Convention. On August 27, 2004, Lesley Stahl told her viewers that, in a "full-fledged espionage investigation," the FBI would soon "roll up" a "suspected mole" who had funneled Pentagon policy deliberations concerning Iran to Israel.