Greenwald contends that Tanden's efforts "to suppress Israel-reporting began well before the pressure on them" by Aipac
From our perspective, this is one of the most significant mobilization efforts in our organization's history," an AIPAC
official told CNN.
Several of the letter's signatories (I will not compound their distress by identifying them) were reprimanded by wealthy donors and board members who made clear that criticism of AIPAC
will not be tolerated.
There was no mention of all these setbacks at the AIPAC
At the AIPAC
Conference, a national event, no interpreters were provided at all.
lobbied against the deal and helped write a resolution to sink it.
urges Congress to grant the President the authority he has requested to protect America's national security interests and dissuade the Syrian regime's further use of unconventional weapons," AIPAC
spokesman Marshall Wittman told The Media Line.
It quoted one unidentified administration official who described Aipac
as "the 800-pound gorilla in the room".
Summary: Jerusalem: While AIPAC
donors know their pro-Israel group was powerless to stop Chuck Hagel's Pentagon .
Since 2007 the AIPAC
has lobbied for hundreds of millions in additional U.
The ad campaign coincides with the annual AIPAC
policy conference and "is designed to challenge the lobbying group's influence on US foreign policy in the Middle East," said the statement.
Most members of Congress, definitely including Lindsay Graham, and indeed most presidents in my memory, have been keenly aware of the power of groups like AIPAC
, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee.