Combating the Financing of Terrorism A History and Assessment of the Control of ‘Threat Finance’

  title={Combating the Financing of Terrorism A History and Assessment of the Control of ‘Threat Finance’},
  author={Michael Levi},
  journal={British Journal of Criminology},
  • M. Levi
  • Published 1 July 2010
  • Law
  • British Journal of Criminology
The history of international efforts to control the flow of funds to designated ‘terrorist groups’ via the formal financial system is examined. The work shows that-despite the high motivation of some governments and international banks to reduce terrorist attacks, which harm their citizens, customers, staff and profits-it remains difficult to determine how this private-public policing interface can rationally target ‘risky capital’. Financial intelligence efforts have had little externally… 

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