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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event:  As of early November 2018, there are reports that militants plan to conduct attacks using suicide attackers and/or vehicle-borne improvised explosive devices (VBIEDs) against hotels, compounds, and lodging camps which house foreign workers in Kabul. The U.S. Embassy reminds U.S. citizens that over the past five years, Park Star, Green Village, the Baron Hotel, ...
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Remarks by Ambassador John R. Bass on International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists

Ambassador John R. Bass  International  Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists October 29, 2018   Thank you very much for joining us this evening as we gather to mark the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes Against Journalists. It’s a pretty long title for what is a very simple concept which is ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event: The U.S. Embassy in Kabul reminds U.S. citizens that the security environment in Afghanistan is unsafe. The Travel Advisory for Afghanistan< https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/afghanistan-advisory.html > lists many different types of threats, but that list is not exhaustive. U.S. citizens should be aware that extremists and terrorists have used other types of attacks, including insurgents ...
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Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass at a Roundtable with Afghan Media

On-the-Record Remarks by U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan John Bass at a Roundtable with Afghan Media October 17, 2018 Ambassador Bass: Colleagues, Salaam Alaikum!  Sha Raaghlast, Khosh Aamadin!  I’m very pleased to have a chance to sit down and interact with you this morning, and I apologize for being a bit late myself. I’m really pleased to ...
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Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan

Security Alert – U.S. Embassy Kabul, Afghanistan (October 11, 2018) Location: Kabul, Afghanistan Event:  Afghanistan is scheduled to conduct Parliamentary elections on October 20.  While the government is making preparations to provide security at polling places and in major urban centers during the elections, on election day and in the period before and after, large demonstrations or gatherings ...
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