[Marxism] Retreating ISIS army smuggled a fortune in cash and gold out of Iraq and Syria - The Washington Post

Louis Proyect lnp3 at panix.com
Sat Dec 22 06:33:24 MST 2018


All those stupid articles by Norton, Blumenthal, et al about how Saudi 
Arabia was funding ISIS. Anybody who spends 5 minutes doing some 
research understands that it was self-financing through a combination of 
removing money from banks, taxing merchants selling oil from territory 
under their control. Here's the latest evidence:

https://www.washingtonpost.com/world/national-security/retreating-isis-army-smuggled-a-fortune-in-cash-and-gold-out-of-iraq-and-syria/2018/12/21/95087ffc-054b-11e9-9122-82e98f91ee6f_story.html


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