The Many Headed Hydra A Difficult US Fight to Choke Off Terror Finance

US diplomats around the world have been trying for years to cut off funding for terrorism. But many governments have proven reluctant to join the effort. Particularly in Pakistan, high-level contacts to extremist groups are proving to be a significant hurdle.
Von Yassin Musharbash
A video grab from Al Jazeera television thought to depict al-Qaida leaders Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri. The US has had trouble eliminating funding for the terrorist organization.

A video grab from Al Jazeera television thought to depict al-Qaida leaders Osama bin Laden and Ayman al-Zawahiri. The US has had trouble eliminating funding for the terrorist organization.

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