Pompeo notified Congress of his intent to designate the Houthis as a FTO, despite widespread outcries that the designation will undermine peacebuilding and foreign aid delivery. Read the full statement at C&SN News. (January 12)

A final rule issued by the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) prohibits the largest U.S. banks from denying financial services in coordination with others. The rule applies only to banks with assets of $100 billion or more. Read the full story at C&SN News. (January 14)

C&SN is seeking an energetic and motivated communications professional to join our small team and lead our organizational communications. Interested applicants should send a resume, cover letter, short writing sample, and three references to Paul Carroll (pcarroll@charityandsecurity.org) Read the full job description at C&SN. (January 14)