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.

Monday, January 31, 2011

Israeli forces raid Nablus area, kidnap at least five

Ma’an - Israeli forces detained at least five young men overnight from Jenin after raiding their houses, officials said.

Israeli patrols stationed themselves at the entrance of Zububa village until early morning, witnesses said...

An Israeli military spokeswoman said 11 Palestinians were detained from the village.  Read more