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

Japan to support private sector reconstruction in Gaza‏

Wafa– Prime Minister, Salam Fayyad, Tuesday held a Press conference to mark the Japanese contribution to the Palestinian Authority's Private Sector Reconstruction programme in Gaza.

Fayyad met with the European Union Representative, Christian Berger, and Representative of Japan, Naofumi Hashimoto, and discussed the international contribution with the 22 million Euros and its effects on the private sector in the Occupied Territory. Read more