AIPAC Bristles at Obama’s Reminder of Iraq War Lobbying

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by Eli Clifton Following the disastrous Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba in 1961, John F. Kennedy famously told the gathered press corps that “victory has a hundred fathers and defeat is an orphan.” Judging by the pushback against President Obama’s… Continue Reading  

Menendez, AIPAC Beat Tactical Retreat

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by Jim Lobe The chief Democratic co-sponsor of the Kirk-Menendez “Wag the Dog” bill, Sen. Robert Menendez, took to the floor of the Senate Thursday to express his opposition to a letter from 42 of his Republican colleagues declaring their… Continue Reading  

Dennis Ross Sits on Board for Daniel Pipes’s Journal

Earlier this week, I chronicled some of Amb. Dennis Ross‘ interactions with, white-washing of, and seeming affinity for several neoconservative individuals, groups, and ideas. A top Obama administration adviser with an ever-growing portfolio including Iran and, more recently, the Israeli-Arab… Continue Reading