Uzbekistan threats

This item appears on page 21 of the August 2009 issue.

The US government continues to receive information that indicates terrorist groups may be planning attacks, possibly against US interests, in Uzbekistan. Supporters of terrorist groups have conducted kidnappings, assassinations and suicide bombings. In May 2009 there were attacks on a border post in Khonobod and a suicide bombing at a police station in Andijon.