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Date Published: April 16, 2003
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Travel Risk Level Lowered
The U.S. government today has lowered its color coded threat level from orange (high) to yellow (elevated).  The move is, obviously, a result of diminishing military activity in Iraq. It had been raised to orange (high) on March 17, when President Bush issued Iraq's Saddam Hussein a 48-hour "step down" challenge.

The change in threat levels has little -- or nothing -- to do with cruise ship-oriented security as the industry, according to International Council of Cruise Lines' Michael Crye, has long been operating at the very highest possible levels. But the lowering may have an impact on transportation to and from ships -- easing somewhat the security logjams passengers have noticed since mid-March.
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