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.

Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Israeli settlers set fire to Palestinian fields near Hebron

Wafa– Jewish settlers Wednesday set fire to nearly 20 dunums of Palestinian fields near Bani Na'im, a town east of Hebron, according to the civil defense in Hebron.

A spokesman for the civil defense said that settlers from the Israeli settlement of Kiryat Arba set fire to vineyards, peaches, plum and olive fields causing severe financial loss to Palestinian farmers. Read more