Monday, October 6, 2014

Great News: How Islamic State Became the Richest Terrorist Group in the World

What could possibly be wrong with that?

"The Islamic State is now the richest Islamic terrorist group in the world. The organization, which once relied on handouts from wealthy donors in the Persian Gulf, has in the past year transformed into a full-on economic enterprise, which funds itself through sophisticated methods. Experts believe the group now posses some $2 billion in capital, with a daily revenue of revenue of between $3 million and $6 million."

"Its cash-raising activities resemble those of a mafia-like organization," another US intelligence official told AP. "They are well-organized, systematic and enforced through intimidation and violence."