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Financial Sanctions Relief for Iran Will Facilitate State Sponsorship of Terrorism

CATF Reports Aug. 13, 2015, 9:16am

The Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action lowers the risk for nuclear nonproliferation, but this comes at a large price.

Muhsin al-Fadhli: Financing Terrorism Beyond the Headlines

CATF Reports Aug. 11, 2015, 10:37am

Although less well known than other global terrorists, Muhsin al-Fadhli was just as much a key player, and his death in July due to an airstrike represents a major win for counter terrorism.

Yemen's Houthis: Terror Finance Innovators?

CATF Reports Aug. 7, 2015, 10:33am

The Iranian-backed, Shi’ite insurgency that has set itself up as the defacto government in Yemen has found new methods to finance its violent campaign, borrowing tactics that are helping to revolutionize philanthropy and charitable giving in the West.

Obama Courts Iran Deal, Pressures Hezbollah

CATF Reports Aug. 5, 2015, 11:25am

While some have criticized the Iran nuclear agreement as providing opportunities for money to flow to Iranian destabilizing proxies such as Hezbollah, recent steps by the Obama administration and the Treasury Department seek to counteract this flow of funds.

Qatar, Money Laundering and Corruption

CATF Reports Jul. 30, 2015, 9:54am

While Qatar has enacted anti-money laundering laws in line with other member nations of the world financial community, their lack of action to enforce them has cast doubt on their dedication to combating illicit financial activity.