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, June 6, 2011

Palestinians find Israeli explosive remnants in West Bank villages

Wafa– Palestinians Monday found explosive remnants of the Israeli army in Surra and Bazaria, villages west of Nablus, according to a Palestinian police report.

It said villagers in Surra called the police to report finding the explosives. Police sent members of the Explosive Engineering Unit to the area to defuse them.

The object turned out to be an RPG shell and was successfully defused with no damage reported, police said.

Nablus police got a similar call from a Palestinian about the existence of a suspicious object in Bazaria, which turned out to be an old bomb. The bomb was successfully defused by the explosive engineering unit. Read more