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Islamist Cleric Killed in Yemen

President Barack Obama says the killing of American-born cleric Anwar Al-Awlaki is a "major blow" to al-Qaeda.

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He was one of two American citizens killed in a drone attack on their convoy in Yemen.

Host Marco Werman talks to New York Times reporter Laura Kasinof in Yemen and terrorism expert Bruce Hoffman in Washington DC about today's events.

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