Men walk among debris at an oil refinery and a gas station that were targeted by what activists said were U.S.-led air strikes, in the town of Tel Abyad of Raqqa governorate, near the border with Turkey (REUTERS/Stringer).
Cutting off ISIS' Cash Flow
October 24, 2014,
On October 23, Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence David S. Cohen gave a major address on the United States’ strategy to attack the financial foundation of the Islamic State group (also called ISIS or ISIL). Charles Lister argues that it’s more important than ever to focus on existing ISIS donors abroad. Additionally, he warns Washington not to disregard the separate but equally problematic Al-Qaeda affiliate in Syria, Jabhat al-Nusra.