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ISIS Oil Revenue Streams May Prove Resilient

 

US President Obama has pledged to cut off ISIS funding. With fuel smuggling across porous borders a lucrative business he will have his work cut out.

 

A Western visitor sitting in the lobby of a luxury hotel in the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) capital Erbil was recently approached by an Iraqi Shia businessman, presumed to be acting as a broker for the Islamic State of Iraq and Greater Syria (ISIS),...