Monday Emerging Threats

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

KABUL, Afghanistan, March 2 (UPI) — A top official from the International Committee of the Red Cross said the escalating insurgency in Afghanistan is increasingly threatening civilians.

BRUSSELS, March 2 (UPI) — The violent mutiny in Bangladesh that resulted in the death of more than 70 people topped the International Crisis Group’s February CrisisWatch report.

WASHINGTON, March 2 (UPI) — Amid growing concerns over supply routes into Afghanistan, the head of U.S. Transportation Command said convoys through Pakistan won’t put operations at risk.

UNITED NATIONS, March 2 (UPI) — Land mines remain a significant threat despite years of ordnance-clearing successes, according to the head of the United Nations.

SAN FRANCISCO, March 2 (UPI) — A new Transportation Security Administration maritime-security initiative is now in effect in San Francisco and throughout Northern California.

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