• Karachi CC Meeting - May 2017
    Over 50 participants from nearly 40 organizations in Karachi and the surrounding area attended an OSAC Country Council meeting on regional security dynamics and crime trends in Karachi, Pakistan on May 3, 2017.
    

Near East

GCC-Qatar Diplomatic Crisis Benchmarking Results
OSAC conducted a survey to assess the effect that the ongoing diplomatic events in the Gulf have had on OSAC constituent organizations. 45 private…

OSAC Threat Assessment: FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup
The FIBA U19 Basketball World Cup championships will take place from July 1-9 in the Nasr City area of Cairo, Egypt. Egypt has not publicized its…

Navigating Qatar's Regional Isolation
On June 5, six nations officially severed diplomatic ties with Qatar: Saudi Arabia, Egypt, the Maldives, the United Arab Emirates (UAE), Bahrain, and…

Consular Reporting

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Tel Aviv (Israel), Ongoing Potential for Violence and…
Based on continued tensions and the potential for clashes in the Old City, the restriction on U.S. government employees and their family members from…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Jerusalem, Continued Potential for Violence and…
Based on continued tensions and the potential for clashes in the Old City, the restriction of U.S. government employees and their family members from…

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Beirut (Lebanon), Exercise Caution at Large Public…
During the height of the busy summer festival season in Lebanon, the U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens to exercise caution in the vicinity of large…