The high cost of ideological extremism was on full display in Washington this week, where a radical faction of the Republican Party forced a government shutdown. Mercifully, radicals in Congress, unlike, say, those in Syria, use parliamentary maneuvers rather than guns
Money Jihad 1 October 2013
Ernst & Young and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) have issued a report on emerging trends in the financing of terrorism. The central argument of the study is that piracy, smuggling, and counterfeiting have been growth sectors for funding terror, and that India and the world need to establish more mechanisms to combat these methods.
This video is beyond shocking.It reportedly shows an auction held in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia in which a father auctions off his son to serve as a suicide bomber…
FrontPage Magazine 27 September 2013
By Arnold Ahlert
Last Friday, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) announced that it has revoked the charitable status of the Islamic Society of North America (ISNA) Development Foundation, after an audit of its books produced evidence linking it to Pakistani terrorist groups. "The Government of Canada has made it clear that it will not tolerate the abuse of the registration system for charities to provide any means of support to terrorism,” said a CRA press release.
Executive Intelligence Review. 26 September 2013
By Jeffrey Steinberg and Edward Spannaus
- "If I could somehow snap my fingers and cut off the funding from one country, it would be Saudi Arabia."
- Stuart Levey, Treasury Under Secretary, in charge of tracking terror financing, to ABC News, Sept. 11, 2007.
Sept. 23—The U.S. government has known for years that the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia is the largest source of funds for global jihadist terrorism, including funding of the 9/11 attacks against the U.S., but has, to date, refused to take any effective action against it. Behind the Saudis, of course, are the British, a relationship that is exemplified by the British-Saudi Al-Yamamah slush fund, used by Prince Bandar and others as a major source of terror funding.
As if we needed another reason to discontinue aid to such countries, al-Shabaab has given us another demonstration. It is almost impossible to ensure that aid such as this gets to the right people who actually need it.
American Center for Democracy 25 September 2013
By Eduardo Szklarz
BUENOS AIRES, Argentina – Illegal activities such as drug trafficking, money laundering and smuggling are financing the Lebanese terrorist group Hezbollah in Latin America, according to experts and authorities.