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.

Thursday, March 10, 2011

Israeli troops build additional checkpoints in the West Bank

Maan News Agency - Israeli troops erected checkpoints at the entrances of villages west of Jenin Wednesday evening, locals said.

No arrests were reported in the Palestinian villages of Anin and Ta’nak villages as soldiers stopped cars and checked IDs.

Witnesses told Ma'an that military jeeps also toured the villages.
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