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Terrorist Financing

Congressional Monuments Men? The Role of Congress in Fighting Terrorist Financing, While Preserving Our Cultural Heritage

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 02.05.2015 | World
Mark V. Vlasic

On the eve of Thanksgiving, the Congressional Anti-Terrorism and Proliferation Financing Task Force conducted a briefing on Islamic State in Iraq and ...

Slaughtering Elephants and Rhinos to Finance Terrorist Groups and Crime

James P. Farwell | Posted 07.24.2013 | World
James P. Farwell

International terrorists networks need more than ideology to function. They need money. That money, often laundered through legitimate fronts, helps recruiting. It helps terror networks subvert states, societies, and economies.

Blow, Bling and Bucks: IMF Work Against Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing

Jody Myers | Posted 08.28.2011 | Business
Jody Myers

Drug traffickers, diamond smugglers, and terrorists' financiers around the world have one thing in common: they abuse the financial system to "clean" the proceeds they have obtained from their illegal work, or to transfer funds to achieve their destructive aims.

From Marcos to Gaddafi: Kleptocrats, Old and New

Ibrahim Warde | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ibrahim Warde

After the fall of long-time autocrats comes the hunt for their hidden loot. Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi may be the wealthiest of all, since he is said to control over $150 billion.