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The Sahel and terrorist financing: diversity and financial system opportunities.- Ana Núñez Cifuentes.

This document groups the various sources of funding used by Sahelian terrorist groups according to their illicit nature. It shows how terrorist organizations have developed a rapid capacity to adapt to a local environment of informal economies while at the same time evolving and taking advantage of the opportunities offered by the global financial system. It is here that terrorism takes on a transactional dimension, requiring the adoption of sanctions and restrictive measures at international level in the field of Anti-money Laundering and Terrorist Financing.

Document written by Ana Núñez Cifuentes. Master in International Affairs, Univ Pontificia de Comillas. Granted research student of IEEE.

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