"AIPAC is one of thousands of lobbying groups in the US with no more power than any of the others." Sure, it's only one group out of many. But its incredible power cannot be challenged. The despicable, racist organization has dashed the hopes of people who had the temerity to seek a more balanced approach to the conflict, rather than the usual apologism that has been US policy for decades.
UN aid chief says no warring parties observed Yemen truce (Reuters)
from the article: Arab League chief: Abbas won't enter indirect peace talks now