PBS NewsHour

State Department Travel Alert Reflects Increased Turmoil

Clip: 08/02/2013 | 4m

The State Department issued a global travel alert to warn Americans abroad of a potential terrorist attack before the end of August. Twenty-one U.S. embassies and consulates will be closed over the weekend in mostly Muslim countries. Margaret Warner joins Jeffrey Brown to discuss why the alert covers an unusually large area.

Aired: 08/02/13

Rating: NR

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