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A still image taken from a Daesh propaganda video showing militants firing a light machine gun during a firefight in Salaheddin province in Iraq, June 2016. Daesh use social media to promote their ideology and raise funds. Courtesy of PA Images

Social Media and Terrorist Financing: Time for a Focused Response

Tom Keatinge and Florence Keen
Newsbrief, 16 October 2017
Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, AML/CTF, Technology, Terrorism
Social media has attracted scrutiny as a tool for promoting extremism. Its power to support terrorist financing requires equal attention.

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Tom Keatinge
Director, Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies, RUSI

Tom Keatinge is the Director of the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at RUSI, where his research focuses on matters at... read more

Florence Keen
Research Analyst

Florence is a Research Analyst at RUSI within the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies. She joined RUSI in October 2015 after... read more

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