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.

Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Israel uproots Palestinian olive trees in the West Bank

Maan News Agency - Israeli troops blocked off access to agricultural fields near the village of Beit Dajan on Wednesday, while bulldozers tore out dozens of olive trees from privately owned property, officials said.

The trees were uprooted and confiscated, deputy to the Nablus governor Anan At-Ateera told Ma’an.

"Dozens of olive trees from the At-Tyur area east of Beit Dajan were taken ... residents were prevented from reaching the site," At-Teera said...
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