It is not so much the notion of democracy itself that is under threat - yet.
He was soon to be king, and I was a dangerous threat to his people, yet he didn't want me captured.
Mr Whittam said that the pantomime was under threat because there weren't enough volunteers to do the work.
The home secretary says those who are to be held under house arrest represent a serious threat to national security.
The irony is that if there is a threat to Australia, it will most likely come from our region.
Normally calm and measured people will go red at the mention of his name and tell you that he is a dangerous threat to liberty.
this presents a security threat
Obviously, if we do not set them on the right path in life our own security is under threat .
The network of free cash machines in the UK is under threat , a leading building society warned today.
That poses a big threat to us all and makes the world a very dangerous place.