|This thread has been locked, it will not receive new replies.|
|Locked on 01/31/2006 12:08:46 AM PST by Admin Moderator, reason:|
Skip to comments.Threat Matrix: Daily Terror Threat - Thread Thirty-Three
Posted on 12/15/2005 5:40:46 PM PST by nwctwx
Threat Matrix HTML designed by: Ian Livingston
ping to new thread
ping to new thread
Sorry I was a little late getting this one out there. It's been a busy and interesting time for me. I hope to be able to dive back into TM soon though.
I am planning on redoing much of the layout by TM #35 as well.
Excellent job Ian!!!!
Thank you, Ian.
Love the purple finger Iraqi voter.
THANK YOU Ian.
Note: The following text is a quote:
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF STATE
Office of the Spokesman
This information is current as of today, Thu Dec 15 2005 18:07:58 GMT-0800.
December 12, 2005
This Public Announcement updates information on the continuing threat of terrorist actions and violence against Americans and interests overseas. This supersedes the Worldwide Caution dated August 2, 2005 and expires on June 12, 2006.
The Department of State remains concerned about the continued threat of terrorist attacks, demonstrations and other violent actions against U.S. citizens and interests overseas. Ongoing events in Iraq have resulted in demonstrations and associated violence in several countries. Americans are reminded that demonstrations and rioting can occur with little or no warning.
Current information suggests that al-Qaida and affiliated organizations continue to plan terrorist attacks against U.S. interests in multiple regions, including Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. These attacks may employ a wide variety of tactics to include assassinations, kidnappings, hijackings and bombings.
Extremists may elect to use conventional or non-conventional weapons, and target both official and private interests. The hotel bombings in Jordan in early November illustrate how terrorists exploit vulnerabilities associated with soft targets. Additional examples of such targets include residential areas, business offices, clubs, restaurants, places of worship, schools, public areas and locales where Americans gather in large numbers, including during holidays.
In the wake of the July 2005 London bombings and the March 2004 train attacks in Madrid, Americans are reminded of the potential for terrorists to attack public transportation systems. In addition, extremists may also select aviation and maritime services as possible targets.
U.S. citizens are strongly encouraged to maintain a high level of vigilance, be aware of local events, and take the appropriate steps to bolster their personal security. For additional information, please refer to A Safe Trip Abroad found at http://travel.state.gov.
U.S. Government facilities worldwide remain at a heightened state of alert. These facilities may temporarily close or periodically suspend public services to assess their security posture. In those instances, U.S. embassies and consulates will make every effort to provide emergency services to U.S. citizens. Americans abroad are urged to monitor the local news and maintain contact with the nearest U.S. embassy or consulate.
As the Department continues to develop information on any potential security threats to U.S. citizens overseas, it shares credible threat information through its Consular Information Program documents, available on the Internet at http://travel.state.gov. In addition to information on the Internet, travelers may obtain up-to-date information on security conditions by calling 1-888-407-4747 toll-free in the U.S. or outside the U.S. and Canada on a regular toll line at 1-202-501-4444.
Yes, I am done with school for now as well. ;-)
Beautiful new thread.
ON THE NET...
Thanks nwctwx, awesome job once again.
Glad to hear you're having an interesting life, glad I'm not the only one. LOL
Thanks for the ping Ian! I love your purple fingered Sunni woman pic! A new chapter for Iraq.