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WND Jerusalem chief
on ABC radio

As part of his regular report on ABC Radio’s nationally syndicated John Batchelor Show, WorldNetDaily’s Jerusalem bureau chief Aaron Klein tonight will discuss WND’s breaking story that a United Nations team currently in Lebanon to verify the departure of Syrian troops and intelligence forces from the country has been coordinating its travel in a manner that offers military installations advanced notice of the team’s arrival, allowing Syrian intelligence agents that may be still operating in Lebanon to hide or flee.

Klein will appear on a segment tonight at 10:50 p.m. Eastern.

As WND reported, a United Nations team arrived last week to verify the departure from Lebanon of Syrian troops and intelligence forces.

According to sources close to the team, the mission is coordinating its travel with Lebanese security, substantial elements of which have been accused of working for Syria, and their plans have been leaked multiple times to bases scheduled for inspection.

Although Syria claimed it removed its intelligence forces from Lebanon with last week’s reported withdrawal of troops, former Lebanese prime minister Michel Aoun and several Lebanese opposition leaders told WND this week Damascus continues to secretly maintain intelligence agents in the country.

With the U.N. verification team’s travel known in advance, any Syrian agents currently inside Lebanese bases have time to depart, Klein will report.

John Batchelor, New York’s No. 1 rated nighttime talk-show host, quickly achieved the highest ratings on WABC-AM during the aftermath of 9-11 with his insightful and passionate debate surrounding the war on terrorism. Batchelor began national syndication in March 2003 and can now be heard on over 30 affiliate stations, including WABC 770 in New York, WMAL 630 in Washington, WKRO 680 in Boston and WWBA 1040 in Tampa.

The John Batchelor Show features themes that cover many topics – from military battles, presidential campaigns, planetary exploration and Hollywood politicos, to Batchelor’s own international travel. Batchelor has broadcast from all corners of the world and regularly brings on guests from New York, Jerusalem, Des Moines, Kazakhstan, Manchester, Morocco, Boston, Taipei, Washington and Baghdad.

Batchelor, a regular WND reader, has published seven political novels, as well as the best-known history of the Republican Party, “Ain’t You Glad You Joined the Republicans?”

Klein recently arrived in Israel to head WND’s new Jerusalem bureau. He joins Batchelor regularly to discuss his WND reports and offer the latest information on events in the Middle East, with particular emphasis on Israel, Syria, Egypt, Iran and Jordan. Klein usually appears in the 10:50 p.m. time slot during weekdays at a rate determined by the news cycle.

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