Senate Res. 65 Support Israel in Iran Alert - 3/3/13

Update (5/22): Senate Resolution 65 passed the Senate by a vote of 99-0. 

  • S. Res. 65, a key resolution pushed at 2013 AIPAC conference, was introduced 2/28/13
  • it calls for U.S. military support for Israel if Israel "is compelled" to attack Iran (resolution is nonbinding)
  • it reaffirms harsh sanctions on Iran
  • view bill text, status, and co-sponsors here
  • has been suggested that one intent of the resolution may be to sabotage negotiations with Iran.