South Central Asia

Tajik Military Commander Joins ISIL: A Game Changer?
Tajikistan recently entered the international spotlight after Colonel Gulmurod Khalimov, a commander who led the Central Asian nation’s special…

Health Considerations after the Nepal Earthquake
A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Nepal on April 25, leaving nearly 8,000 people dead and well over 14,000 injured, and these numbers are expected to…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan)
The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan received the following information concerning a threat to U.S. citizens living in Afghanistan: As of mid-June…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan) Militants Planning an Attack in…
The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan received the following information concerning a threat to U.S. citizens living in Afghanistan: Militants are…