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 court sentences Palestinian 18 months in jail

Wafa– The Israeli District Court Monday sentenced Mohammad Awdeh from Jerusalem to 18 months in jail under the pretext of assaulting Israeli policemen.

The prosecution alleged that Awdeh stoned Israeli police cars during the opening ceremony of a synagogue in the Jewish Quarter, in the Old City of Jerusalem. Read more