Iraqi workers walk through the Taq Taq oil field in Arbil, in Iraq's Kurdistan region.


How ISIS Uses Oil to Fund Terror

September 27, 2014, Luay Al-Khatteeb and Eline Gordts

The WorldPost discussed the Islamic State's lucrative business with Luay al-Khatteeb, a visiting fellow at the Brookings Institution's Doha Center in Qatar and director of the Iraq Energy Institute. Al-Khatteeb warns that the returns of the trade have contributed significantly to the expansion of the terrorist group.

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