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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…

OSAC Annual Briefing 2012 White Paper: Security and State Collapse: Libya and Syria
Over the past two years, both the Middle East and North Africa have experienced enormous political change. In Tunisia, Egypt, and Yemen, mass…

Consular Affairs Bulletins

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.…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Turkey - PKK Anniversary and Conflict in Syria
The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that August 15 marks the anniversary of the first PKK, Kurdistan People’s Congress, (also known as the…

Emergency Message for U.S. Citizens: Damascus (Syria), Establishment of a New Protecting…
Effective immediately, the Government of the Czech Republic serves as the protecting power for U.S. interests in Syria. The United States continues…