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


    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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  • World leaders

    The Peace Process

    Time and again the Jewish state has demonstrated its willingness to make tough sacrifices for peace. In 1979 Israel withdrew its forces and uprooted Jewish settlers in the Sinai Peninsula to achieve peace with Egypt. Israel has also left its positions in the Gaza Strip, parts of the West Bank and South Lebanon to reach peace with its neighbors.

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  • Netanyahu and Obama

    U.S.-Israel Relationship

    Israel is America’s most reliable friend and only democratic ally in the Middle East, one of the world’s most volatile and important regions.

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