6. Central African Republican (CAR)
Despite the fact that the capital of Central African Republican, Bangui, is considered harmless by the State Department, it does caution against traveling anyplace outside of that region. Armed rebel bands, outlaws, and thieves pose the biggest risk for visitors.
As stated by the State Department, Americans must avoid all travel to Sudan, mainly the Darfur region, because of indeterminate security circumstances and the likelihood of hostility and provocation directed at Westerners.
Bombings, false roadblocks, kidnappings, ambushes and assassinations occur regularly in Algeria, particularly in the Kabylie region of the country, says the State Department. Since early 2007, suicide car bombings have become a particularly popular terrorism tactic.
American residents must postpone non-essential travel to Yemen because of a rise in terrorist movements, as stated by the State Department. As lately as March 18th, a South Korean march was assaulted by a suicide bomber nearby Sana’a International Airport. In September, armed terrorists hit the U.S. Embassy in Sana’a, Yemen.
The U.S. Department of State cautions U.S. residents of the high security danger level in Yemen because of terrorist actions and civil turbulence. The Department advises U.S. residents to postpone travel to Yemen and those U.S. residents presently residing in Yemen to leave instantly.