Figures in the documents help us to quantify IS financing. From IS’ richest province in fossil fuels, revenues and expenditures for the province come in the form of millions of dollars on a monthly basis, not tens or hundreds of millions. As can be seen, a plurality of the income actually comes from confiscations of property and money.
Phi Beta Iota: The Treasury terrorist finance unit could be suffering from a disadvantage if its secret sources are not permitted to properly study (or actively mis-represent) the provision to terrorists of both money and in kind donations (e.g. Toyota trucks) by state-sponsors of terrorism, e.g. Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and the United Arab Emirates — as well as the USA. A new story by Wayne Madsen reveals that Muslim terrorism in the region may have the full financial support of Turkey as well as the CIA, as a means of destabilizing China and Russia…we do not make this stuff up.