Countering the financing of terrorism

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Groups committing acts of terrorism have adapted their means of financing to elude detection since the 9/11 attacks in the United States. Surveying the global community’s multi-year effort to cut off terrorist funding, this volume offers a much-needed analysis of a complex, widely discussed, yet poorly understood subject. While books on terrorism have touched upon the topic, this is the first comprehensive, balanced, and scholarly overview of terrorist financing, its methods, and efforts to counter it.

Bringing together leading analysts of terrorism, international relations, global finance, law, and criminology, Countering the Financing of Terrorism provides a critical assessment of the international effort to restrict terrorist financing. It evaluates the costs and benefits and offers recommendations for more effective policies for the future.

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table_of_contents Introduction : the challenge of terrorist financing / Thomas J. Biersteker and Sue E. Eckert -- Producing terror : organizational dynamics of survival / Jessica Stern and Amit Modi -- The evolution of al Qaeda / Rohan Gunaratna -- The social organization of terror in Southeast Asia : the case of Jemaah Islamiyah / Zachary Abuza -- Terrorism, charities and diasporas--contrasting the fundraising practices of Hamas and al Qaeda among Muslims in Europe / Jeroen Gunning -- Terrorist financing and organized crime : Nexus, appropriation or transformation? / Phil Williams -- Trade diversion as a fund raising and money laundering technique of terrorist organizations / Donald E. deKieffer -- The design, development, and implementation of regulatory and supervisory frameworks for international funds transfer systems / Nikos Passas and Samuel Maimbo -- Al Qaeda and the gemstone trade / Douglas Farah -- The US regulatory approach to terrorist financing / Sue E. Eckert and R. Richard Newcomb -- International initiatives to combat the financing of terrorism / Thomas J. Biersteker, Sue E. Eckert, and Peter Romaniuk -- Lessons for countering terrorist financing from the war on serious and organized crime / Michael Levi -- Conclusion : taking stock of efforts to counter the financing of terrorism and recommendations for the way forward / Thomas J. Biersteker and Sue E. Eckert.
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