American Israel Public Affairs Committee

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The American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) is an American lobbying group that advocates for a strong relationship between the United States and Israel.

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  • AIPAC has a long and commendable record of promoting the unique relationship that exists between the United States and Israel. Both countries are better for your efforts, and so I thank and congratulate you for all you have done over the years.
    • Secretary of State Colin Powell speaking to Congress: Congressional Record, V. 147, Pt. 3, March 8, 2001 to March 26, 2001 [1]
  • Thank you for being here. AIPAC's work on behalf of America and Israel is valuable and important. With friends like you, Israel, and American interests in the Middle East, are well served. Thank you.
  • Congress is 'terrorized' by AIPAC... In practice, the lobby groups function as an informal extension of the Israeli government.
    • Congressman (1961-1982) Paul Findley, They Dare to Speak Out (1985)

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