Friday Emerging Threats

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

CANBERRA, Australia, March 20 (UPI) — The Australian Ministry of Defense conducted a workshop in Singapore that brought together experts to discuss civil-military relations during peace operations.

MONROVIA, Liberia, March 20 (UPI) — The United Nations is calling on the international community to sustain support for Liberia as the country continues to face significant obstacles to security.

UNITED NATIONS, March 20 (UPI) — A report from a U.N. fact-finding mission to Haiti said widespread poverty is undermining ongoing operations to stabilize the country.

WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) — U.S. congressional leaders are hoping to avoid having to push back a deadline that requires all cargo on passenger planes be screened for illicit items.

MANILA, Philippines, March 20 (UPI) — While the Philippines government’s push to restart peace talks in the southern Mindanao region is being positively received, critics are calling for caution.

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