Thursday Emerging Threats

From my Emerging Threats beat. Click on headline to read stories I filed under UPI.

BRUSSELS, April 16 (UPI) — The crisis in eastern Chad from ethic violence and regional strife could escalate and threaten stability, a report from the International Crisis Group said.

MONROVIA, Liberia, April 16 (UPI) — Future security in Liberia will depend on efforts to strengthen the rule of law, the United Nations’ top representative in the country said.

OSH, Kyrgyzstan, April 16 (UPI) — Government and private-sector leaders from Kyrgyzstan concluded a conference Thursday that was held to strengthen efforts to combat terrorism in the country.

KHARTOUM, Sudan, April 16 (UPI) — After the expulsion of several aid groups from Sudan, the International Committee of the Red Cross is working to address an outbreak of meningitis in Darfur.

WASHINGTON, April 16 (UPI) — National Defense University researchers are encouraging the U.S. Defense Department to develop a strategy to use social media to strengthen national security.

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