How Does ISIS Fund Its Reign of Terror?


Source: Newsweek Nov 6, 2015

The Islamic State’s staggering successes come at a cost. After all, it’s not cheap to wage war and manage territorial conquests whose population is now roughly the size of Austria’s (3 million).

The Islamic State also has a military of roughly 200,000, has access to the fifth largest oil reserve in the world, and has millions of dollars in donations to fund what they cannot steal. How is the Islamic State so successful?


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