August 7th, 2013
10:39 PM ET

A "virtual meeting" of Al Qaeda's "Legion of Doom" reportedly intercepted by the U.S.

We are learning more about what may have triggered the global terror alert that closed U.S. embassies around the world. According to The Daily Beast it is a "virtual meeting" with more than 20 of Al Qaeda's top leaders, and it was intercepted by U.S. Intelligence. According to the report, one American official compared it to "a meeting of the Legion of Doom."  Anderson spoke with Daily Beast National Security Reporter Josh Rogin who helped break the story, and Former Homeland Security Advisor Fran Townsend.

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