South Central Asia

OSAC Snapshot: Political Violence in Darjeeling
Sporadic violence between protesters and security forces continues in Darjeeling, a city in India’s West Bengal state approximately 600km north of…

Deadly Attack Highlights Continued Instability in Afghanistan
The May 31 truck bombing in Kabul that killed more than 150 people and injured hundreds of others marked the beginning of a deadly week in Kabul. A…

Pakistan’s Terrorism Threat
On May 12, a suicide blast reportedly killed at least 25 people and injured more than 40 others in Balochistan. The Islamic State of Iraq and al-Sham…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Karachi (Pakistan), KHI Airport Travel Cancelled
The United States Consulate General in Karachi has temporarily cancelled all official and unofficial travel of U.S. government personnel traveling to…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Demonstrations Planned for July…
The U.S. Embassy has received information that on July 23 and July 24, 2017, there may be large scale gatherings and protests in various parts of…