Destruction or theft? Islamic State, Iraqi antiquities and organized crime
The Islamic State (IS) occupied territory in Iraq from mid-2014 to mid-2017 and, at its height, controlled almost a third of Iraq’s land mass and...
With rising threat of terrorism and violent extremism across the globe, policymakers are increasingly exploring the dimensions of the organised-crime and terror nexus. However, this is almost exclusively from the lens of terror first: how organised crime supports terrorism. Few have explored the other side of the nexus, evaluating what, if anything, organised crime groups have to gain from aiding, allying or emulating terrorist groups. This is what the GI is seeking to understand with this initiative.
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