Aipac is USA's largest pro-Israel lobbying group [AFP]
About 7000 members of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee (Aipac), America's largest pro-Israeli lobby group, gathered at this week's annual conference.
 
On the agenda was Iran's nuclear program, the current Israeli-Palestinian negotiations, and the strengthening of US-Israeli ties.
 
Speakers included three presidential hopefuls, Barak Obama, Hilary Clinton, and John McCain.
 
But AIPAC-US relations have not always been as close as many would believe. In 2004 a top Pentagon analyst was suspected of handing over classified information to Aipac.
 
Is Aipac merely a lobbying group, or is it an intelligence-gathering network?
 
Inside Story, with presenter Darren Jordon, discusses the role of one of America's largest lobbying group.

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