Breaking this morning is the news of the death of U.S.-born cleric Anwar al-Awlaki. According to Yemen's Defense Ministry, a leading figure of Al Qaeda in the Arabian  Peninsula  was killed early this morning in northern Yemen. Al-Awlaki is believed to have helped recruit the Nigerian man who tried to blow up a plane on Christmas Day in 2009. And to have been in contact with the Fort Hood shooter. The U.S. has long regarded al-Awlaki as the biggest threat to America's homeland security and added his name last year to the kill or capture list. Joining us is Peter King, Republican Congressman representing New York's 3rd District, and chairman of House Committee on Homeland Security. Also joining us is Charles Dunbar, professor of international relations at Boston University.

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