EXPLORING CONNECTIONS: CORRUPTION, TERRORISM AND TERRORIST FINANCING

On 2 April, RUSI published an Occasional Paper which explores how corruption can enable terrorism and facilitate terrorist financing, and the manner in which corruption – for example, corrupt border security guards or the illegal exploitation of natural resources – can facilitate both terrorism and terrorist financing.  This paper sets out to remedy this dearth by looking at terrorism and terrorist financing, respectively., and divides its analysis across 2 primary areas: considering the ways in which corruption can enable terrorism, and how corruption can also facilitate terrorist financing. In the former, the connection between terrorism and corruption is particularly evident in 2 fields: border corruption and defence sector corruption.

https://rusi.org/sites/default/files/20200402_izenman_and_keatinge_final.pdf

 

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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