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International Non-Military Measures against ISIL
Military developments in Syria such as the recent Russian military intervention continue to generate widespread international attention as the Syrian…

Mustard Agent Likely Used in ISIL Attack
Early tests show that the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) used chemical agents during an attack on Kurdish Peshmerga forces on August 11…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Amman (Jordan), Syrian Border Security
In light of the changing security situation in the region, the U.S. Embassy clarifies current guidance to U.S. Citizens of potentially dangerous…