We have recently started playing Star Wars Saga Edition after Episode VII rekindled the fire. Each of us are taking turns in Game Mastering, but it's been nearly 15+ years since I last had any experience in role playing.
It's my understanding that your threatened area is considered to be those NPCs adjacent to your character. On your side, front, or back side is what I would consider a threatened area. Would a character that has a target behind them and on their side get an attack of opportunity?