Tuesday Emerging Threats

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

BRUSSELS, March 3 (UPI) — The instability in Haiti will likely continue without the establishment of a broad political consensus, a report from the International Crisis Group said.

LASHKAR GAH, Afghanistan, March 3 (UPI) — An army brigade from Northern Ireland has begun deploying to the volatile Helmand province in southern Afghanistan to take the lead for British units.

DUSHANBE, Tajikistan, March 3 (UPI) — The Tajikistan Drug Control Agency is being praised for its release Tuesday of a report on efforts to combat the illicit trafficking of narcotics.

VIENNA, March 3 (UPI) — The head of the International Atomic Energy Agency said Monday in Vienna that with nuclear power on the rise, more protections are needed to counter threats.

WASHINGTON, March 3 (UPI) — Organized criminal groups are increasingly pirating movies and using the funds to support terrorism, a study from U.S.-based think tank Rand Corp. said.

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