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, February 8, 2011

Leaked Documents: Suleiman was Israeli Preference

Palestine News Network - According to a batch of secret American diplomatic cables released on Monday, Mubarak-appointed Vice President Omar Suleiman was Israel’s preferred replacement for Hosni Mubarak, should the 82-year-old president resign or be removed.

In an August 2008 cable published by WikiLeaks, an American diplomat named Luis Moreno wrote, “There is no question that Israel is most comfortable with the prospect of [Suleiman]” as a successor to Mubarak. Another US diplomat, unnamed, said the Israelis hoped Suleiman would serve as “at least an interim president if Mubarak dies or is incapacitated.”’

The cable said former Israeli defense ministry adviser David Hacham was “full of praise for [Suleiman]” and that the two spoke daily...
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