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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…

Kabul Besieged by Attacks & Threats
The number of incidents occurring in the Kabul area has increased significantly of late, especially those specifically targeting the military and…

Al-Qa’ida in the Indian Subcontinent
On September 3, a video statement emerged online of al-Qa’ida leader Ayman al-Zawahiri announcing the formation of a new branch, al-Qa’ida in the…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Threats Against American or…
As noted in our most recent travel advisory, the U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan continues to receive information concerning threats to U.S. Government…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Unspecified Attacks Against…
As of late April, militants planned to conduct unspecified attacks against residences routinely visited by foreigners in Jalalabad City, Behsud…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Kabul (Afghanistan), Taliban Fighting Season-May 5
Following the announcement of the official start of the Taliban fighting season on April 24, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul continues to receive reports…