From the Editor: Give Due Credit to Banks Fighting Human Trafficking

By Kieran Beer

Last month's confirmation hearing for Adam Szubin, who is seeking to become U.S. Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Crime, lacked the fireworks that might have been expected given the Republican majority's animosity toward the Obama administration's agreement with Iran. The thoughtful and businesslike way in which the Senate Banking Committee hearing was conducted was a tribute to the unfailingly polite, earnest and very capable Szubin, who has been acting undersecretary since January, and who served prior to that for more than eight years as director of the Office of Foreign Assets Control. Critics of the deal that Szubin was...