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Terrorism / ISIS Funding / Antiquities #1092919

CNN Evening News for Friday, Dec 11, 2015
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(Studio: Jim Sciutto) The death of the major ISIS finance minister in a coalition air strike noted.

(Atlanta: Drew Griffin) How ISIS is funding terrorism via the fire sale of antiquities from Iraq & Syria examined; examples of items for sale shown. [American School of Oriental Research dir. Michael DANTI - says they loot everything from cultural repositories; explains the ease of smuggling antiquities.] [FBI art theft program Bonnie Magress GARDINER@- says it is industrial-scale looting with offers being made to US institutions.] [Washington Inst. for Near East Policy Michael LEVITT@- talks about ISIS financing.] The tricky US law on the sale of antiquities & the problems in countering this trade discussed.

Reporter(s):
Sciutto, Jim;
Griffin, Drew
Duration:
00:06:50

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