South Central Asia > Afghanistan

Kandahar Airport Attack & the Taliban
On December 8, Taliban insurgents, dressed in military uniforms with light and heavy weaponry, launched a 26-hour assault near the Kandahar…

Afghan Security After Mullah Omar
On July 30, after years of speculation and rumors about Afghan Taliban emir Mullah Omar’s death, the Afghan National Directorate of Security…

ISIL Outside Iraq and Syria: South Asia
This report is a continuation of OSAC's look at ISIL outside Iraq and Syria. On January 26, the spokesman for the Islamic State of Iraq and the…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Possible Attack Against Foreign…
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has received reports that as of early February 2016, unidentified insurgents are planning to attack unidentified foreign…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Continued Reports of Possible…
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul continues to receive reports of insurgents planning unspecified attacks in Kabul and elsewhere in Afghanistan against…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Kabul Hotel Threat
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has received reports that as of mid-January 2016, militants were planning to attack an unknown hotel or guesthouse…