The funding behind terror groups like ISIL

Insight

Terror attacks have killed hundreds of victims in major incidents this year alone. They’ve spread destruction in several countries including Kenya, Lebanon, Egypt, France and most recently the U.S., and a complex business network is sustaining terror groups like ISIL.


Kamran Bokhari on ISIL funding

CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke with Kamran Bokhari, who works as a Countering Violent Extremism specialist at University of Ottawa, and is the author of “Political Islam in the Age of Democratization.”

Kamran Bokhari on ISIL funding

CCTV America’s Mike Walter spoke with Kamran Bokhari, who works as a Countering Violent Extremism specialist at University of Ottawa, and is the author of “Political Islam in the Age of Democratization.”

The intricate network funneling money to support and conceal terrorists makes deciphering rumors from facts a difficult task.


Black market for antiquities partly funding ISIL

The Syrian government says it is continuing its fight against ISIL. The group is well-funded and continues to carry out attacks. So how is it getting its funding? CCTV’s Frances Kuo has Insight.

Black market for antiquities partly funding ISIL

The Syrian government says it is continuing its fight against ISIL. The group is well-funded and continues to carry out attacks. So how is it getting its funding? CCTV’s Frances Kuo has Insight.

For around a decade, wealthy donors in Gulf countries have been a consistent source of funding for terrorist groups. Tuesday’s U.S. Congressional hearing on terror financing in Washington D.C. urged more accountability from governments in Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Kuwait.