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AIPAC loses over Iran

Posted by seumasach on January 23, 2014

Top Israel Lobby Group Loses Battle on Iran, But War Not Over

Jim Lobe


23rd January, 2014

WASHINGTON, Jan 23 2014 (IPS) – Eight years ago, Stephen Rosen, then a top official at the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) and well-known around Washington for his aggressiveness, hawkish views, and political smarts, was asked by Jeffrey Goldberg of the New Yorker magazine whether some recent negative publicity had harmed the lobby group’s legendary clout in Washington.

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How AIPAC lost its grip

Posted by seumasach on October 5, 2013



3rd October, 2013

have always believed that, at some point, the Israeli prime minister and his lobby would lose their grip on U.S. Middle East policy. At least I’ve believed that since 1982 when Tom Dine, AIPAC’s most successful executive director, explained how it would happen.

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Kennedy, le lobby et la bombe

Posted by seumasach on April 25, 2013

Laurent Guyenot


Il y a exactement cinquante ans se jouait un épisode déterminant dans l’histoire de la « démocratie états-unienne » ; une lutte épique dont le dénouement engagea l’avenir du monde entier. Laurent Guyénot nous en rappelle l’enjeu.


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The Kennedys vs Israel’s Lobby

Posted by seumasach on August 28, 2009

Editor’s note: PULSE is delighted to welcome Grant F. Smith, director of the Institute for Research: Middle Eastern Policy (IRMEP) and author of many books, including America’s Defense Line, as our new contributing editor. In his first post Grant reveals the emerging details of the secret battles between the Kennedys and the Israel lobby.

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US pro-Israeli group attempts to stop shift in White House Middle East policy

Posted by seumasach on May 9, 2009


6th May, 2009

US congressional leaders and the most powerful pro-Israel lobby group in the US are attempting to forestall a significant shift in the White House’s Middle East policy.

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