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What the US knows about Islamic State’s money

The Director of the FBI recently warned that Islamic State (IS) recruiting material is becoming more widely available in the United States

By Prospect Team   July 2015

Abu Bakr al Baghdadi, leader of IS. © Balkis Press/ABACA/Press Association Images

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The Director of the FBI recently warned that Islamic State (IS) recruiting material is becoming more widely available in the United States. James Comey told reporters in May that “hundreds, maybe thousands,” of Americans have been exposed to such propaganda. The FBI’s counter-extremism strategy now includes tracking IS’s money. Prospect asked the FBI for comment on…

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