Daily Archives: September 16, 2008

Iran (Country threat level – 4):

On 15 September 2008 the U.S. Department of State issued the following updated Travel Warning: “The Department of State continues to warn U.S. citizens to carefully consider the risks of travel to Iran. Dual national Iranian-American citizens may encounter difficulty … Continue reading

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Ukraine (Country threat level – 3):

On 16 September 2008 the speaker of the Ukrainian legislature announced that the ruling government coalition has been officially dissolved. The coalition has been attempting to resolve its differences since President Victor Yushchenko’s Our Ukraine party pulled out of the … Continue reading

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Pakistan’s military has ordered its forces to open fire if U.S. troops launch another air or ground raid across the Afghan border, an army spokesman said Tuesday.

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan —  The orders, which come in response to a highly unusual Sept. 3 ground attack by U.S. commandos, are certain to heighten tension between Washington and a key ally against terrorism. Pakistan’s civilian leaders have protested the raid but … Continue reading

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City of Colorado Springs offers free emergency training to citizens.

City of Colorado Springs offers free emergency training to citizens. By Pauline Nelson For Immediate Release: September 15, 2008 Contact: Pauline Nelson, 385-5957 City of Colorado Springs offers free emergency training to citizens. The City of Colorado Springs, in cooperation with … Continue reading

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Read this! Did we not give Iraq a formal government? Asylum from What!

Fact Sheet: Iraqi Refugee Processing Release Date: March 11, 2008 The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and the U.S. Department of State (DOS) have been committed to streamlining the process for admitting Iraqi refugees to the U.S. while at … Continue reading

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DHS invites demonstrations of counter-IED technology

The explosives division of the DHS Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) will be conducting operational field demonstrations of remotely operated and standoff explosive countermeasure technologies to address the threat from suicide bombers as well as leave-behind and vehicle-borne improvised explosive … Continue reading

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