Issues

AIPAC closely monitors a broad range of issues that affect the U.S.-Israel relationship. Over the past 50 years, AIPAC has built a reputation for providing reliable, credible and timely research and information for decision makers in Washington and across the country. Browse below to learn more about the key issues and AIPAC analysis.

Top Issues

  • Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

    Iran

    The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) reported Jan. 16 that Iran had met its initial nuclear commitments under the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA). Accordingly, “Implementation Day” was reached and the P5+1 lifted nuclear-related sanctions on Iran. The Iranian market has now reopened for business and Tehran has gained access to over $100 billion in previously frozen assets.

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  • Hamas fighter

    Hamas

    Hamas is an Iranian-backed terrorist organization that seized control of the Gaza Strip in 2006. The group has launched thousands of rockets at Israeli cities and civilians.

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  • Hezbollah rally

    Hezbollah

    Hezbollah is a terrorist group that is responsible for killing more Americans than any other group except al-Qaeda.

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