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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

May 11, 2015 The U.S. Embassy in Afghanistan received the following information concerning a threat to U.S. citizens living in Afghanistan: As of late April, militants planned to conduct unspecified attacks against residences routinely visited by foreigners in Jalalabad City, Behsud District, Nangarhar Province, Afghanistan. There were no further details regarding the locations or timing ...
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Security Message for U.S. Citizens

May 5, 2015 Following the announcement of the official start of the Taliban fighting season on April 24, the U.S. Embassy in Kabul continues to receive reports of militants planning unspecified attacks in Kabul City and elsewhere in Afghanistan against locations and individuals with potential American connections, including Afghan and U.S. government facilities, foreign embassies, ...
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Deputy Chief of Mission David Lindwall’s OpEd on World Media Freedom Day (May 3, 2015)

Free Media Equals Positive Change May 3, 2015 Today, May 3, we mark World Press Freedom Day.  The United States joins with Afghanistan and the international community in celebrating the contributions of free media to the advancement of human dignity, liberty and prosperity worldwide.  Freedom of the media is the hallmark of a free society. ...
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United States Helps Afghan Refugee Returnees and Internally Displaced Persons (April 26, 2015)

April 26, 2015 Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary for the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration (PRM), Simon Henshaw, visited Kabul on April 25-27 to review U.S. humanitarian assistance programs and discuss cooperation to assist refugee returnees and displaced persons with Afghan, UN and other international and non-governmental organization officials. Henshaw commended ...
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