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, May 31, 2011

Germany pledges to support Palestinian Authority with 42 million euros in 2012

Wafa - The German government Tuesday pledged to support the Palestinian Authority (PA) with approximately 42 million euros in 2012 following annual consultations, according to the Ministry of Planning.

It said Minister of Planning Ali Jarbawi held consultations on Tuesday with the deputy Minister for Economic Cooperation, Gudrun Kopp, and Andreas Michaelis, director-general for Near and Middle Eastern Affairs in the Foreign Office. Read more