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OSAC Annual Briefing 2013 White Paper: Syrian Scenarios: Spillover and Stasis
Since the outbreak of violence in Syria in 2011, concerns over regional implications and spillover impact have swelled. The long-term impact on…

Al-Qa’ida in Iraq Resurgence
Recent bombings, a jailbreak, and the discovery of training camps in western Iraq highlight the resurgence of al-Qa’ida in Iraq (AQI) operations over…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Baghdad (Iraq), Anniversary of the Fall of Saddam's…
On the eve of the anniversary of the fall of Saddam Hussein’s regime on April 9, 2003, the U.S. Embassy advises U.S. citizens to restrict movements…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Baghdad (Iraq), Warning regarding Baghdad…
Due to specific threat information, U.S. government and U.S. Embassy-affiliated personnel have been prohibited from using the Baghdad International…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: U.S. Embassy Baghdad (Iraq) to close Annex…
Due to recent heightened security threats to Baghdad and the surrounding areas, the U.S. Embassy Annex Prosperity checkpoint will be closed through…