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05DJIBOUTI802 2005-08-14 12:10:00 SECRET Embassy Djibouti
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DJIBOUTI EAC MEETING OF AUGUST 14

Tags:   ASEC CASC DJ PREL PTER 
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S E C R E T DJIBOUTI 000802

SIPDIS

DEPT FOR AF/E, AF,AF/EX, CA/OCS, DS/DSS/IP/AF, DS/ITA

E.O. 12958: DECL: 08/14/2015
TAGS: ASEC CASC DJ PREL PTER
SUBJECT: DJIBOUTI EAC MEETING OF AUGUST 14

REF: TDX -31568726-04

Classified By: RSO JEFFREY PURSELL

(U) CLASSIFIED BY TDY RSO JEFFREY PURSELL FOR REASON 1.5 C.

1, (S) POST CONVENED AN EMERGENCY ACTION COMMITTEE MEETING
ON AUGUST 14 TO REVIEW POSSIBLE THREAT INFORMATION CONTAINED
IN REFERENCE. MEETING WAS CHAIRED BY CDA AND ATTENDED BY
REPRESENTATIVES FROM RSO, USLO, ORA, NCIS. CJTF-HOA.



2. (S) EAC CONSENSUS WAS THAT ALTHOUGH THE THREAT COULD NOT
BE DISMISSED THERE WAS NOT SUFFICIENT REPORTING TO INDICATE
AN ATTACK WAS IMMINENT OR THAT THE GROUP HAD MADE THE LEAP
INTO THE FINAL STAGES OF PLANNING. SOURCE OF INFORMATION WAS
DESCRIBED AS NEW WHOSE CREDIBILITY COULD NOT YET BE
ESTABLISHED. THERE WAS ALSO NO HISTORICAL REPORTING
REGARDING THE TRANSFER OF SIMILAR FUNDS TO INDICATE END
USAGE.



3. (S) EAC WAS IN AGREEMENT THAT JIHADIST HAVE LONG
CONSIDERED BOTH THE US MILITARY AND EMBASSY PRESENCE IN
DJIBOUTI TO BE ATTRACTIVE TARGETS. EAC AGREED THAT AS A
PRECAUTION RSO WOULD ISSUE A GENERAL EMBASSY NOTICE WITHOUT
MENTIONING ANY SPECIFIC THREAT INFORMATION REMINDING
EMPLOYEES TO NOT SET PATTERNS, AVOID ROUTINES, AND CHANGE
ROUTES AND TIMES. RSO WILL ALSO SCHEDULE EMERGENCY DRILLS
DURING BUSINES HOURS OF THE IMMINENT DANGER NOTIFICATION
SYSTEM (DUCK AND COVER), SAFEHAVEN AND BOMB THREATS.



4. (S) EAC AGREED THAT THERE WAS NO REASON AT THIS TIME TO
ISSUE A REVISED TRAVEL ADVISORY OR WARDEN MESSAGE. POST WILL
CONTINUE TO MONITOR ALL FUTURE REPORTING RELATING TO THE
THREAT AND RECONVENE AS NECESSARY. REGARDS.
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