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"These sorts of measures can certainly affect the impact" by preventing an attacker from hitting a politically symbolic site or causing mass casualties at a large gathering, said Henry Wilkinson, head of intelligence and analysis at U.K.-based Risk Consultancy Group Ltd.
He said the recent overthrow of strongman Col. Muammar Gadaffi in Libya and the ongoing insurgency in Syria "in particular have contributed to violent risks in nearby countries," such as Egypt -- which went back into category five, among those nations with a "Severe" risk, this year after a year in category four, "High."