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OSAC Annual Briefing 2013 White Paper: Syrian Scenarios: Spillover and Stasis
Since the outbreak of violence in Syria in 2011, concerns over regional implications and spillover impact have swelled. The long-term impact on…

Lebanon: Ordered Departure and Overview
On September 6, 2013, the U.S. Department of State approved an Ordered Departure for the U.S. Embassy in Beirut, mandating the departure of all…

Hizballah’s Syria Position Triggers Violence in Lebanon
A car bomb explosion in Beirut’s Beir el-Abed neighborhood, a Hizb'allah stronghold, injured 53 people on July 9. The Free Syrian Army Division 313…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Emergency Messages for U.S. Citizens: Beirut (Lebanon), Calls for Continued…
Calls throughout Lebanon continue for demonstrations in response to the October 19 assassination of Internal Security Forces Information Branch Chief…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Beirut (Lebanon), Scattered Clashes, Protests and…
The death of Internal Security Forces officer Brigadier General Wissam al-Hassan in a car bomb explosion in central Beirut on October 19 has sparked…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Beirut (Lebanon), Reaction to Controversial Film and…
The U.S. Embassy in Lebanon is concerned about the continued threat of demonstrations, and other violent actions against U.S. interests in Lebanon.