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, March 22, 2011

Settlers attack Palestinian farmland

Maan News Agency - Settlers on Tuesday destroyed agricultural land owned by Palestinian villagers near Nablus in the northern West Bank.

The Agricultural Work Committees Union recently planted hundreds of seedlings on the land around Aqraba village.

Residents of the illegal Itamar settlement uprooted the seedlings and destroyed water wells in the area, the union said.

The union appealed to international organizations to intervene and protect Paelstinians and their properties from escalating settler violence.
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