Friday, December 12, 2014

The Cosa Nostra, Jihad-Style

The Beeb crunches the numbers of the criminality:

Annual income and sources

  • Islamic State: sale of oil, tolls and 'taxes' $2bn
  • Afghan Taliban: donors, sale of drugs $400m
  • Al-Shabab: sale of charcoal and 'taxes' up to $100m
  • Boko Haram: kidnap for ransom, fundraising $10m
  • Al Nusra Front: donations, kidnap for ransom $ unknown

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