ISIS's Sophisticated Finance System May Be Taking a Hit03:44

This article is more than 3 years old.

The Islamic State has been able to prosper, in many ways, because of a constant flow of cash. That money pays for large salaries and other perks for members of ISIS.

But now, reports show that those perks are being cut back, as ISIS's cash piles dwindle, in part due to coalition airstrikes and the falling price of oil.

Al Jazeera America’s Ali Velshi explains to Here & Now host Jeremy Hobson what this might mean for the terrorist organization.


This segment aired on February 25, 2016.

Support the news

+Join the discussion

Support the news