Midweek Roundup: Afghanistan Fails to Stem Illicit Cash Flows, U.S. Calls for Sanctions Against North Korea After Missile Launch, and More

The United States and European allies will ask the U.N. members to approve new sanctions against North Korea after the Asian nation violated a measure barring ballistic-missile testing, Bloomberg reported Wednesday. China could use its veto power to prevent further sanctions. More Afghanistan has done little to oversee large and possibly illicit cash flows out of Kabul International Airport, according to a report published Tuesday by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR). Individuals fly out of the airport with billions of dollars of unchecked and unclaimed cash despite the presence of American-installed machines that can better trace the...