Near East > Syria

Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant Presentation
In June 2014, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) gained significant territory in central and northwest Iraq. This presentation features…

OSAC Annual Briefing 2013 White Paper: DHKP/C: A New Jab from the Left
Most geopolitical discussions of left-wing terrorism are usually reserved for reminiscing about decades past. In this context, the threat of Turkish…

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…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

Security Message for U.S. Citizens: Beirut (Lebanon), Warning on Flights over Syria
The U.S. Department of State wishes to warn U.S. citizens of the risk of traveling on airlines that fly over Syria. As we have seen in the recent…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Damascus (Syria), Kidnapping of Western Journalists
The U.S. Department of State has information that there is a kidnapping plot directed at Western journalists traveling to central and southern Syria.…