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.

Friday, June 10, 2011

Israel closes sole Gaza crossing for goods and aid

Ma'an- Israeli authorities decided to close Gaza's sole operating crossing for goods and aid until Sunday, Palestinian officials said.

Liaison official Raed Fattouh said he was informed that Israel would close the southernmost Kerem Shalom crossing on Friday and Saturday. Read more