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How Boko Haram is beating U.S.
efforts to choke its financing

Reuters, by PHIL STEWART AND LESLEY WROUGHTON

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Posted By:SoCalGal, 7/1/2014 11:22:12 AM

When Washington imposed sanctions in June 2012 on Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau, he dismissed it as an empty gesture. Two years later, Shekau’s skepticism appears well founded: his Islamic militant group is now the biggest security threat to Africa´s top oil producer, is richer than ever, more violent and its abductions of women and children continue with impunity. As the United States, Nigeria and others struggle to track and choke off its funding, Reuters interviews with more than a dozen current and former U.S. officials who closely follow Boko Haram provide the most complete picture to date of how the group

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mean Gene, 7/1/2014 12:03:58 PM     (No. 9907016)

FTA: ´´Central to the militant group’s approach includes using hard-to-track human couriers to move cash....´´
Islam has a name for this: hundi, or hewala.
It is an informal value transfer system based on the performance and honour of a huge network of money brokers operating outside of, or parallel to, traditional banking, financial channels, and remittance systems.
It is nearly impossible to track.
And because 1/7th of all of the Islamic tithe (the zagat) MUST go to fund jihad, billions of dollars move in this way from the ´´peaceful, but wealthy Muslims of America´´ to Boko Haram, al Qaeda, Hamas, Hezb´allah and so on every day!




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Reply 2 - Posted by: craige, 7/1/2014 3:32:02 PM     (No. 9907280)

Radical Islam seems to resemble the evil organizations of the 1960´s spy movies.

Narcissist (or psychopathic) leaders committed to terror, mayhem and world domination coincide with the evil organizations of those old movies.

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