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.

Saturday, March 12, 2011

One week old baby amongst those engulfed in tear gas in Jerusalem neighborhood

Wadi Hilweh Information Center - Violent clashes continue in to the night throughout Silwan, with confrontations raging since this morning. A one-week old baby was reported to be suffering the effects of tear gas inhalation during the ferocious barage of gas cannisters fired wantonly by Israeli forces in and between houses throughout the village. A 45 year old woman was transferred to hospital suffering from asphyxiation.
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