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, June 7, 2011

Israel prepares to approve 4100 new units for Israeli settlers in East Jerusalem

IMEMC- The Israeli Interior Ministry, and the so-called Construction and Planning Committee, are preparing to officially approve 4100 units for Jewish settlers in occupied East Jerusalem.

A special committee, appointed two months ago by the Israeli Interior Minister, Eli Yishai, will be holding its first session on June 14 to look into approving 4100 units in the illegal settlements of Ramat Shlomo, Gilo, Pisgat Zeev, and Har Homa. All built on Palestinian lands illegally annexed by Israel. Read more