This article identifies selected current security threats from around the world.


This article identifies some current non-traditional security threats under five categories as follows:

Mouse plague:

  • Damaged Australia’s crop value by an estimated $1 billion.
  • Possible dire consequences for the agricultural sector and food security.


  • The Biden administration is threatening to sanction Nicaragua.
  • President Daniel Ortega’s government has removed most political competition from the upcoming Nicaragua election, almost creating a dictatorship.

Russian ‘troll farm’:

China’s economy:

Operation Barkhane:

  • French President Emmanuel Macron announced his intention to withdraw the 5,100 French troops.
  • Discussions about replacing it with a broader international effort will be held.