Weekly Roundup: US Likely to Blacklist Haqqani Network, “Chapo’s” Spouse Gets Drug Kingpin Status, and More

The Obama White House will move to blacklist the Haqqani network, the organization responsible for attacks against American troops in Afghanistan, unnamed officials told the New York Times. The designation could come as early as Friday and follows nearly two years of debate inside the administration that peaked last month under pressure from Congress, the NYT said in a story on Thursday. More The U.S. Treasury Department's Office of Foreign Assets Control blacklisted a wife of fugitive drug lord Joaquin "Chapo" Guzman Loera, under the Foreign Narcotics Kingpin Designation Act. OFAC Director Adam Szubin said in a statement that the sanctions...