President Ties Christmas Terror Suspect to al-Qaeda

During his weekly radio and Internet address today (1/2), President Obama publicly linked the suspect who tried to blow-up a U.S. passenger plane on Christmas Day with a Yemeni affiliate of al-Qaeda. Mr. Obama also said this group has been responsible for other attacks on American targets such as the U.S Embassy in Yemen in 2008. The U.S is working to strengthen ties with Yemen to fight al-Qaeda according to Mr. Obama.