Did AIPAC Help Fund Attack-Ad by Islamophobic Group on J Street?

by Eli Clifton The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is going to have a challenging time at its annual policy conference this weekend persuading attendees and those watching at home that it has healed the partisan rift it opened… Continue Reading  

AIPAC Gave $60K to Architect of Trump’s Muslim Ban

by Eli Clifton The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) has been noticeably quiet about the Trump administration’s slowness to denounce the spike in anti-Semitic attacks and bomb threats, its nomination of an ambassador to Israel who described J Street… Continue Reading  

How Islamophobes and “Alternative Facts” Shaped Trump’s Muslim Ban

by Eli Clifton The White House’s temporary ban on visitors from seven Muslim majority countries threw the Trump administration into its first constitutional conflict over the weekend when multiple federal judges blocked parts of the executive order. Media attention has… Continue Reading  

Possible Clinton Running Mate Praised Frank Gaffney, Warned of EMP Threat

by Eli Clifton Retired Admiral James Stavridis is currently being vetted as Hillary Clinton’s running mate, according to multiple media reports this week. Sources close to Clinton tell The New York Times that Stavridis may fit the bill because “the… Continue Reading  

RJC, EMET, Eric Cantor to host ‘Iranium’ on the Hill

While following up on my review, with my colleague Eli Clifton, of the new Clarion Fund film “Iranium,” I stumbled upon an invite for a Capitol Hill screening of the film. The showing of the movie in the Rayburn House… Continue Reading