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Identifying Power Vacuums: A Look at Iraq and Libya (2014 OSAC Annual Briefing Whitepaper)
During the summer of 2014, power vacuums across the Middle East and North Africa gave way to internal conflicts and insecurity, escalating risks to…

Unrelenting Conflict: Tripoli Evacuation Feedback
The July 25 suspension of operations at U.S. Embassy Tripoli and evacuation of staff raised media attention to the downward-spiraling security…

U.S. Embassy Tripoli Suspends Operations Amid Deteriorating Security Environment
On July 26, the U.S. Embassy in Tripoli temporarily suspended all operations due to the continued deterioration of the security environment in Libya.…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens:
The U.S. Embassy cautions U.S. citizens in Libya to avoid Tripoli International Airport, Airport Road and Swani Road due to armed clashes in these…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Tripoli (Libya), Fighting at Tripoli International…
The U.S. Embassy cautions U.S. citizens in Libya to avoid Tripoli International Airport, Airport Road and Swani Road due to armed clashes in these…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Tripoli (Libya), Possible Demonstrations in February
The U.S. Embassy cautions U.S. citizens in Libya of the potential for increased security risks as key political milestones approach in February. …