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, April 4, 2011

Settlers attack Palestinian man in the West Bank

Maan News Agency - Israeli settlers on Sunday attacked a Palestinian man south of Nablus and destroyed water pipes in the area, officials said.

Imad Husni Salahat, 47, was severely beaten by settlers in Kawkab Salah near Ma'ale Efrayim, said Palestinian Authority settlement affairs official Ghassan Doughlas.

Doughlas said Salahat was taken to the Rafadea Hospital in Nablus.

In the same area, village council official Hasan Zieyada said residents of the illegal Yitzhar settlement destroyed water pipes south of Madama...
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