Pa for Play Countering Threat Financing

Flynn, Michael T.; Ledeen, Simone A.
January 2010
JFQ: Joint Force Quarterly;2010 1st Quarter, Issue 56, p123
The article reports on the increase of funding terrorism for criminal activity. It states that globally network terrorists working on low-contrast battlefields is developing increasingly complex. It says that illicit funding networks represent both an important strength and a vital enemy vulnerability to exploit. It mentions that drugs, weapons of mass destruction, humans and guns are all commodities sold by terrorists in corporate-like networks.


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