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, March 14, 2011

New US Congressmen prioritize aid to Israel

AIPAC - "Dear Speaker Boehner, Majority Leader Cantor, and Majority Whip McCarthy,

As new Members of the US House of Representatives, we strongly support the American people's call to reduce government spending and bring our national debt under control. Runaway spending and trillion dollar deficits are unsustainable and we know tough choices must be made to control federal spending. To live within our means, we must do a better job of prioritizing appropriations. A top priority of ours will always be ensuring the safety and security of our great nation. Central to this belief is our recognition that the national security of the United States is directly tied to the strength and security of the State of Israel.

Your commitment to the security of Israel has been unwavering, and we applaud your longstanding leadership in ensuring the strength of the US-Israel relationship..
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