Friday Emerging Threats

From my UPI Emerging Threats beat. Click on headlines to read stories.

BRUSSELS, Feb. 13 (UPI) — Without needed reforms, Tajikistan’s government could collapse and add to regional insecurity, according to an International Crisis Group report.

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 13 (UPI) — Despite ongoing jurisdiction challenges, a top U.N. official said Thursday in New York that sanctions are an effective measure to prevent terrorism.

NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb. 13 (UPI) — The International Committee of the Red Cross airlifted emergency aid to Madagascar on Friday in the wake of a surge in violence during anti-government protests.

KIRTLAND AIR FORCE BASE, N.M., Feb. 13 (UPI) — The U.S. Air Force recently held a training course on nuclear inspections in a move to apply a new consistency to a current lack of standardization.

UNITED NATIONS, Feb. 13 (UPI) — Preventing threats from transnational criminal groups and terrorists is a critical role for U.N. police, according to a top official speaking in New York.
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