keywords: aipac, american israel public affairs committee, policy conference, us speaker of the house nancy pelosi
Synopsis: U.S. Speaker of the House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) addresses the 2008 American Israel Public Affairs Committee, AIPAC, Policy Conference at the Washington Convention Center June 4, 2008 in Washington, DC... (read more)
She talks about events on her recent visit to Israel to recognize the 60th anniversary of the state of Israel.
Excerpts from speech given by Pelosi:
In the Congress of the United States the aisle that divides Democrats and Republicans disappear when it comes to policy that relates to our support for the security of the state of Israel.
It is in the national interest of the United States of America to support the security of Israel.
Ensuring the security of Israel and the entire world demands that we do more to convince Iran to give up its nuclear ambitions and cease its support for terrorist groups.
Stopping the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction and fighting terrorism where ever it exists are pillars of our foreign policy.