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Threat prompts evacuation of US personnel in Yemen

New security barriers have been set up outside the U.S. embassy in Sanaa, Yemen, as the State Department evacuates non-essential personnel from the country. According to an intercepted message, al Qaeda leaders want to carry out a big attack on Sunday, a Muslim holiday known as the “Night of Destiny.” NBC’S Richard Engel joins MSNBC’s Thomas Roberts with the latest on the threat. Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Colonel Jack Jacobs discuss what should be done to ensure the safety of U.S. citizens in the region.

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