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OSAC 2013 Annual Briefing White Paper: Terror at Westgate: Lessons Learned
Introduction September’s terror attack on the Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, Kenya, propelled the Somalia-based Islamic extremist group…

Al-Hijra: An Indigenous Threat in Kenya
Al-Hijra is a violent Kenyan Islamic extremist group with ties to al-Shaba’ab that has emerged on the security landscape of East Africa. Open-source…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Narobi (Kenya), Embassy Suspends Official Travel to…
In light of the killing of a Muslim cleric in Mombasa late yesterday and the ensuing violence that erupted in the area, the U.S. Embassy has…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Nairobi (Kenya), Demonstrations in Nairobi
There are reports of demonstrations occurring in downtown Nairobi by the Matatu drivers. The affected areas are Tom Mboya Street and the intersection…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Nairobi (Kenya), Unrest in Mombasa
There are reports of demonstrations, some of them violent, and police action in Mombasa following the shooting of a prominent Muslim cleric overnight…