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June 25th, 2014
09:55 PM ET

Is a United States ally a haven for terror fundraising?

The terror group ISIS, the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, is committing atrocities in Iraq. Comprising mostly Sunni Muslims, ISIS claims to have killed at least 1,700 Shiites since launching their offensive in Iraq.

Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri Al-Maliki blames Saudi Arabia and Qatar for providing ISIS militants with money and weapons.

Joint Chiefs chairman: Iraq has asked for U.S. air power to counter militants

ISIS is one of many groups loyal to the cause of Islamic extremism that are growing in influence. They are growing because someone is paying the bills.

CNN’s Erin Burnett investigates whether Qatar, a key American ally, is a haven for terror funding.  Burnett reports from Doha, where she talks to a man using social media to raise money for weapons for Islamic Extremists.


Filed under: News • OutFront Investigation • Qatar • Terrorism
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  1. Jeff

    If there's a terror attack, just chain it back to the state it comes from and is financed by. Vietnam style. Americans have dealt with more than enough bull$h1t emanating from that part of the world. If they cannot keep the fight to themselves, bring a lot of firepower down on them, as this fight is a Sunni versus Shia fight.

    August 22, 2014 at 5:35 pm | Reply
  2. sandy

    Recently I read column(TIME July7/July14,2014)by ARYN BAKER/Beirut "BLOWBACK"about a Foreign jihad that become no longer a distant and can be very dangerous

    July 28, 2014 at 10:47 am | Reply

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