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Central Asia: Ongoing Terrorist Threat

Date: October 24th, 2006 | No Comments

The U.S. State Department reissued its public announcement that it continues to receive information of possible terrorist attacks against U.S. interests in Central Asia. Several extremist groups are present in the region, have expressed anti-American sentiments and are capable of carrying out such operations. Attacks could occur on both official and civilian targets, including places [read more]

Central Asia

Date: May 3rd, 2005 | No Comments

The U.S. State Department reiterated its concerns about the potential for terrorist attacks in Central Asia, citing information that militant groups may be planning attacks in the region and encouraging Americans to be vigilant. Many groups in the area harbor anti-American feelings and in the past have detonated explosives or used suicide bombers in [read more]

Uzbekistan

Date: August 24th, 2004 | No Comments

The U.S. State Department announced that it had received information that terrorists might stage attacks in early September surrounding Uzbek independence day, and advised Americans to avoid crowds and public places where Westerners tend to c [read more]

Central Asia

Date: May 17th, 2005 | No Comments

Some Central Asian countries are currently experiencing unrest. In Uzbekistan, protests in the eastern city of Andizhan were put down in what has been described as a massacre, with reports of more than 700 demonstrators killed. Many Uzbeks fled the violence by crossing into Kyrgyzstan, where in March massive protests brought down the government. The [read more]

Uzbekistan

Date: May 3rd, 2005 | No Comments

The city of Tashkent is being transformed without government explanation as many main roads in the city center have been removed or blocked off, some replaced by parks. Tramlines have been torn out and traffic has been shunted to side roads, creating colossal traffic jams and angering residents. The moves are believed to be designed [read more]

Uzbekistan

Date: April 9th, 2003 | No Comments

According to the State Department, the U.S. government has received information that terrorists may be planning attacks against hotels frequented by Westerners. Supporters of Islamic extremist groups remain active in [read more]






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