Studies show that US coverage is Israeli-centric. The main bureaus for CNN, Associated Press, Time, etc. are located in Israel and often staffed by Israelis. The son of the NY Times bureau chief is in the Israeli army;"pundit" Jeffrey Goldberg served in the IDF; Wolf Blitzer worked for AIPAC. Because the U.S. gives Israel over $8 million/day - more than to any other nation - we feel it is essential that we be fully informed on this region. Below are news reports to augment mainstream coverage.

Tuesday, January 4, 2011

Israeli forces detain 8 Palestinians in village raid

Ma'an- Israeli forces on Tuesday detained eight Palestinians in a dawn raid on a Nablus village, locals said.

Israeli soldiers arrived in Madama village at 2 a.m. and remained in the area until morning, raiding many homes, residents said. Read more