neo-cons everywhere are overstepping their boundaries. but even with the dubious patriot act in the US, they didn't dare mess with the press. though corporate owned media did self censor, that caused people to go to the internet for real news. hence why i read haaretz, hands down the best source for ME news.
U.S. says working on initiative to de-escalate Syria fighting, with focus on Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: Free press in Israel is in danger