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Kabul Kidnapping Thwarted by Evasive Driving
A failed kidnapping attempt involving two expatriate aid workers in Kabul has brought new focus on the ability of drivers to evade potential…

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…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Embassy Closure on November 14
In light of the November 12 attack on Bagram Airfield and the November 10 attack on the German Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Consular Section Closed -…
In light of the November 12 attack on Bagram Airfield and the November 10 attack on the German Consulate in Mazar-e-Sharif, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Hotel & Guest House Terror…
The U.S. Embassy in Kabul has received reports regarding a possible pending attack targeting foreigners at the Serena Hotel and a guest house located…