Pakistan warning

This item appears on page 20 of the November 2013 issue.

The Department of State warns against all nonessential travel to Pakistan. The presence of several foreign and indigenous terrorist groups poses a potential danger to travelers throughout Pakistan. Attacks have included armed assaults on heavily guarded sites, including Pakistani military installations. Terrorist groups continue to seek opportunities to attack locations where Westerners are known to congregate or visit. Terrorists and criminal groups regularly resort to kidnapping for ransom.