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

Spain to recognize Palestinian state before next september

Wafa– Fatah Central Committee member, Nabil Shaath, Monday said that the Consular General of Spain in East Jerusalem, Alfonso Portable, stressed his country’s intentions to recognize a Palestinian state before next September.

Shaath stated in a press release, after meeting Portable, that he explained the Palestinian strategy to seek full recognition of a Palestinian state after Israeli Prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to the American congress. Read more