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OSAC Threat Assessment: 2017 International Defense Industry Fair
The 2017 International Defense Industry Fair (IDEF), a biennial defense-sector trade show, will be held this year in Istanbul from May 9-12. Hundreds…

January 1 Attack at Reina Nightclub: Overview & Implications
Shortly after 1 AM on January 1, at least one gunman opened fire inside Reina nightclub, located in the Ortaköy neighborhood of Istanbul. The night…

Three Acts of Violence in Europe on December 19
On December 19, three unrelated acts of violence occurred in different locations in Europe. A lone gunman assassinated the Russian Ambassador in…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Ankara (Turkey), Upcoming Political Gatherings,…
Numerous large gatherings and rallies, many of a political nature, are expected to be held throughout Turkey in late March and April. U.S. Mission…

Message for U.S. Citizens: Ankara (Turkey), Aviation Security Enhancement
The Transportation Security Administration (TSA), in consultation with relevant Departments and Agencies, has determined it is prudent to enhance…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Istanbul (Turkey), Demonstrations planned in…
Demonstrations are being planned in Istanbul’s Fatih district at Sarachane Park this afternoon at approximately 1500 hours to protest airstrikes near…