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, July 4, 2011

Israel frees Palestinian held for three years without charges

Ma’an – Israeli authorities have released a prisoner from the West Bank city of Nablus who is the eldest of prisoners placed under administrative detention without charge, a researcher said.

Ahmad Al-Betawi of the international solidarity organization said Ahmad Doulah, undersecretary of the ministry of interior and former manger of the directorate of education in Nablus, after three years in custody.

Doulah was detained without charge three-and-a-half years earlier in December 2007.