Terrorism in Afghanistan

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Tom Keatinge, director of the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute, joins to discuss the ways in which money reaches the Taliban and the other groups and how it can be blocked.

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How much of a risk is it that Afghanistan without the West will once again become a base for terrorists? The killings at Kabul airport have been attributed to ISIS-K, but Al-Qaeda is also still active in the country.

Dr Tim Wilson, director, the Handa Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at St Andrew's University, tells Bloomberg Westminster's Yuan Potts and Roger Hearing it's unclear whether the Taliban can control what goes on, but it would not be in their interest to allow terrorists to operate from inside their territory.

Tom Keatinge, director of the Centre for Financial Crime and Security Studies at the Royal United Services Institute, joins to discuss the ways in which money reaches the Taliban and the other groups and how it can be blocked (from 00:10:58 - 00:21:40).


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