ISIS has become the world’s richest terrorist organizations, with over $2 billion in assets. So, how did ISIS get so rich?
Inside Islamic State’s oil empire: how captured oilfields fuel Isis insurgency
“Islamic State has consolidated its grip on oil supplies in Iraq and now presides over a sophisticated smuggling empire with illegal exports going to Turkey, Jordan and Iran, according to smugglers and Iraqi officials.”
Paying Ransoms, Europe Bankrolls Qaeda Terror
“The cash filled three suitcases: 5 million euros.”
Islamic State Economy Runs on Extortion, Oil Piracy in Syria, Iraq
“The Islamic State runs a self-sustaining economy across territory it controls in Syria and Iraq, pirating oil while exacting tribute from a population of at least eight million, Arab and Western officials said, making it one of the world’s richest terror groups and an unprecedented threat.”
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