Countering terrorist financing: lessons from Europe
2007 (English)In: Georgetown Journal of International Affairs , 69-78 p.Article in journal (Refereed) Published
This article aims to review and compare the British and Spanish experiences in countering terrorist financing.The first section describes the development of more diverse and sophisticated financing methods, by the IRA and ETA The second section analyzes the interaction between different financing methods, violent operations, and the popularity of these organizations. Following this, the cost of counter-terrorism measures to Spain and the United Kingdom are contrasted with the economic damage that has been caused to the United States by Al Qaeda. The final section points out successes and limitations of countering terrorist financing. The conclusion discusses the applicability of such methods in devising policies to combat al Qaeda.
Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
Washington DC: Georgetown University , 2007. 69-78 p.
terrorist financing, Europe, terrorism, ETA, IRA, al Qaeda
IdentifiersURN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-85566OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-85566DiVA: diva2:113486