Tuesday, May 2, 2017

U.S. State Department Issues A Travel Alert For Europe



VOA: State Department Issues Europe Travel Alert

The U.S. State Department has issued a travel alert for what it called the "continued threat of terrorist attacks throughout Europe."

The alert, which expires September 1, cites recent incidents in France, Russia, Sweden and Britain that the State Department says show the ability of Islamic state, al-Qaida or others to carry out attacks.

"U.S. citizens should always be alert to the possibility that terrorist sympathizers or self-radicalized extremists may conduct attacks with little or no warning," the alert says.

It further states that extremists focus on tourist areas, transportation hubs, markets and local government facilities.

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WNU Editor: With Islamic State fighters now fleeing from the losing battlegrounds of the Middle East .... and with many of them returning to Europe .... I would say that this alert is prudent.

More News On The U.S. State Department Issuing A Travel Alert For Europe

U.S. issues travel alert for Europe, citing threat of terrorist attacks -- Reuters
State Department issues travel alert for Europe this summer -- UPI
State Department issues travel alert for all of Europe this summer -- Washington Post
US issues travel warning for Europe, citing threat of terrorism -- International Business Times
State Dept issues Travel Alert amid terrorism threats 'throughout Europe' -- RT

3 comments:

Aizino Smith said...

So there really is no place left in the world to visit.

Thanks Liberals.

Jay Farquharson said...

American s never visited anyway,

No biggie.

https://www.google.ca/amp/s/amp.theguardian.com/travel/2017/feb/28/us-tourism-experiences-a-trump-slump

Aizino Smith said...

I've been to Europe 5 times.

My parents lived there for a time. They also visit often.

I've been to Britain, France, Germany, Italy and a few other countries.

"We may not travel as much as the people of some nations, but we travel more than the people of most nations."


"Europe snagged 11.9 million, or 17.4 percent, of American tourists going abroad. That was an increase of about 4 percent from the previous year."

"The year 2009 represents the high water mark for Americans traveling overseas with just over 30 million individual trips to various overseas destinations"


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/william-d-chalmers/the-great-american-passpo_b_1920287.html

There was an economic downturn.



https://skift.com/2014/02/25/number-of-americans-that-travel-internationally-increases-1-in-2013/

http://www.ibtimes.com/americans-traveled-abroad-record-numbers-2014-1826816


Yeah, whatever Jay. You lie as always.

You are one dumb motherfucker.