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, May 30, 2011

Israeli army arrests 8 Palestinians in West Bank

Wafa– Israeli army Monday arrested eight Palestinians from different areas in the West Bank, said security sources.

In a related development, Israeli soldiers raided Al-Fandaqumiya and Selat al-daher, villages south of Jenin, according to security sources.

Witnesses said that the soldiers took pictures of the villages’ houses and neighborhoods in a provocative measure against the Palestinian residents. Read more