Back in April, the US quietly warned citizens of “credible threats” to tourist areas in Turkey, particularly in Istanbul and the southern resort city of Antalya. In retrospect, one historic suicide bombing at the local airport, and one failed and/or staged coup later, the warning had been spot on. Which is why while traditionally official warnings of upcoming threats to US citizens around the globe have been generally ignored, this time it may be prudent to pay attention.
Moments ago, the US State Department warned Americans in Saudi Arabia about a ‘potential, imminent threat against U. S. citizens’ Wednesday and urged to travel with caution. The agency tweeted out a brief statement titled ‘Reports of a potential imminent threat’ in Jeddah.
This post was published at Zero Hedge on Jul 21, 2016.