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Experts: Terrorism groups find new revenue sources

Chadian soldiers display arms captured from Boko Haram militants on April 3 in Malam Fatori, Nigeria. Experts testifying on Capitol Hill say groups such as Boko Haram have developed new sources of funding. (Photo: Philippe Desmazes/Getty) CONNECT 34 TWEET 1 LINKEDIN COMMENT EMAIL MORE As the number of terrorist groups around the world increases, so do the ways in which they're raising money to fund their activities, experts say. "The funding is more global and more diversified than ever before, and it's interacting less with the financial system," said Juan C. Zarate, a senior adviser at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, who spoke Wednesday at the first meeting of Congress' Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing. Funding for groups like al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula and the Houthi in Yemen traditionally has come from wealthy donor...

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