Al Qaeda Threat Causes US to Issue Travel Alert and Temporarily Close Embassies

The World

Security personnel for the US embassy stand in front of the embassy in Tel Aviv. (Photo: REUTERS/Nir Elias)

The US is scheduled to temporarily shut down embassies in the Middle East. Al Qaeda and other terror groups may be planning an attack somewhere around the globe. Host Carol Hills talks with counterterrorism analyst Scott Stewart. He says the government is acting with caution.