Europe

OSAC Benchmarking Survey Report: "Brexit" Referendum
On June 23, Britons will vote in a referendum to determine whether the UK should remain a member of the European Union. The ballot will contain one…

June 13 Attack in Magnanville
On the evening of June 13, Frenchman Larossi Abballa stabbed and killed a French police officer and his girlfriend at their residence in Magnanville,…

The Terrorism Threat in the United Kingdom
The terrorism threat in the UK is two-pronged; domestic dissident groups from Northern Ireland and transnational Islamist extremist groups both pose…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amsterdam (The Netherlands), July 2 Music Event…
The Amsterdam Mayor’s Office has announced additional security measures will be implemented around the “Sensation” event on Saturday, July 2, at the…

Message for U.S. Citizens: Kyiv (Ukraine), Gastrointestinal Outbreak in Odesa Oblast
The Ukrainian Ministry of Health reported today that at least 635 people have been hospitalized due to an outbreak of gastrointestinal illness in…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amsterdam (The Netherlands), Planned Demonstration on…
Police just informed us that a demonstration against gas drilling near one of the “Dutch Wadden Sea Islands” - Schiermonnikoog will start around…