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UN Adopts Resolution to Cut Off IS Funds

The United Nations Security Council took aim at the self-proclaimed Islamic State’s war chest Thursday, unanimously adopting a resolution to strengthen and expand measures to cut off funds to the terror group. “ISIL is a challenging financial target,” said U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew, who chaired the unprecedented Council session of finance ministers. “While we are making progress to financially isolate ISIL, if we are to succeed we must all intensify our efforts, on our own and...

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