The expanding threat of terror financing

Terrorist financing provides funds for terrorist activity. It may involve funds raised from legitimate sources, such as personal donations and profits from businesses and charitable organizations, as well as from criminal sources, such as the drug trade, the smuggling of weapons and other goods, fraud, kidnapping and extortion.

This article attempts to expose the different sources of terrorist financing as well as the measures taken to stem the flow of funds to the various groups.  

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