June 24th, 2010
03:33 PM ET

Security Brief: Funding militancy

STRATFOR, the independent U.S.-based intelligence company, is putting together an assessment of the state of the jihadist insurgency in Iraq. In the course of that research, the company says it’s uncovering more about how the Islamic State of Iraq is funding its operations. STRATFOR finds that criminal activities, including kidnappings and (more recently) armed robbery directed at banks, currency exchanges and jewelry shops, are helping the insurgency survive. Read the report here.

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