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Going after Islamic State's sources of financing
Going after Islamic State's sources of financing

Shaky video posted to YouTube last week pans across foot-high bundles of $100 bills topped by two shining gold ingots. A man's voice calls for Islamic blessings and says the rich trove — "maybe even millions of dollars" — belongs to Usama Nujaifi, a deputy president of Iraq. Not anymore. Islamic State seized the cash and gold as part of its effort to raise money through robbery, extortion, seizure of assets, kidnapping and oil smuggling. Estimates vary widely on Islamic State's income. U.S. intelligence officials estimate that the group takes in $100 million annually, while the Pentagon said the group gets about $2 million a day, or more than $700...

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