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International Community Takes Aim at IS’s Coffers

The United Nations Security Council is expected to adopt new measures Thursday to stem the flow of cash to terrorists of the self-proclaimed Islamic State (IS).   For the first time, finance ministers of the 15-nation council will meet to adopt a resolution.  The text is aimed at expanding and strengthening the current sanctions framework in place against al-Qaida to focus on IS.   “This resolution - if it passes, which we believe it will - will be a new piece of...

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