The New York Times
WASHINGTON - The State Department today advised Americans traveling
abroad to be cautious for the rest of the summer, citing the continuing
threat of attacks that could be aimed at civilians.
"The U.S. government continues to receive credible indications that
extremist individuals are planning additional terrorist actions against
interests," the State Department said.
"Such actions may be imminent and include suicide operations," the
The warning supersedes a similar statement issued in March and will be
effect until Oct. 1, the agency said.
The warning said the government had no information on specific targets,
timing or method of an attack.
It said that United States citizens should be more conscious of their
surroundings at places where Americans are known to congregate or visit,
like clubs, restaurants or places of worship, or to avoid those places
"We remind American citizens to remain vigilant with regard to their
personal security and to exercise caution," the statement advised, adding
that "terrorist groups do not distinguish between official and civilian