Transcript for Gen. Martin Dempsey: Embassy Closings Due to 'Significant Threat Stream'
It seems this is far more specific. I don't think there's been a -- closing of embassies. Since the one year anniversary after nine elevenths. It is more specific and we are taking it seriously. Which I think you'd expect us to do gather there is it's a significant through extreme and we're reacting to -- Is this most recent threat to security threaten these these streams of intelligence coming in an al-Qaeda threat. It is an al-Qaeda and affiliated -- yes it is the the al-Qaeda branch. Is the threat to blow up an embassy -- consulate or something else that part of his unspecified but the intent seems clear. In the intent is to what the antennas are attacked western not just US interest.
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