Getting a clearer sense of the Taliban’s finances will help develop a more nuanced and balanced picture of the group.
Jessica Davis is a former senior strategic intelligence analyst with the Canadian Security Intelligence Service. She now works as an international consultant on counterterrorism, terrorist financing and women in terrorism, and is the president of Insight Threat Intelligence. Her forthcoming book is “Illicit Money: Financing Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century” (Lynne Rienner, 2021).
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