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.

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Israeli Navy abducts 5 Palestinian fishermen

GAZA, (WAFA) – An Israeli navy boat Thursday abducted five Palestinian fishermen and confiscated their boat while fishing at sea of the cost of the city of Rafah, south of the Gaza Strip, said local sources.