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The Gambia: Security Update
It appears increasingly likely that The Gambia’s current political crisis will devolve into violence in the very near future. Despite efforts by the…

Gambia Military Coup Unlikely
As of mid-December, the support Gambian President Yahya Jammeh seems to enjoy among the upper echelons of The Gambia’s security sector reduces the…

Potential Impact of Gambian Election on Security in Senegal's Casamance Region
The surprise electoral defeat of Gambian President Yahya Jammeh on December 1 could create an opportunity for security gains in the southern Senegal…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Banjul (The Gambia), Remain Alert
The U.S. Department of State has rescinded its Travel Warning for The Gambia. At this time, U.S. citizens visiting or residing in The Gambia are…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Banjul (The Gambia), Remain Sheltered in Place
The U.S. Department of State advises U.S. citizens in The Gambia to shelter in place until further notice.

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Dakar (Senegal), Embassy Personnel Travel Restrictions
Due to the current political instability in the region, U.S. Embassy personnel have been restricted from travelling within 50 miles of the Senegal-…