YEMEN - MARCH 30:  Yemeni policemen stand guard at a roadblock outside the U.S. embassy in Sana'a, Yemen, on Monday, March 30, 2009. Yemen, the ancestral homeland of al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden, is facing a rising tide of terrorist attacks as militants strengthen their base in the poorest Arab nation, which borders Saudi Arabia.  (Photo by Khaled Al-Mahdi/Bloomberg via Getty Images)