Terror Finance Blog

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Started: 2006
Founder: Ilan Weinglass


Main focus: Terrorism financing


Terror Finance Blog is a blog focused on "terrorism" financing. It is populated by figures with affiliations to pro-Israel organisations.

Background

Terror Finance Blog states that it 'was created to serve the needs of legislative staff, government officials, policy makers and researchers who need intelligent and relevant analysis of issues relating to terrorist financing.' [1] The web domain was created on 5 July 2006 and registered to the Blog's editor Ilan Weinglass. [2]

Affiliations and orientation of contributors

Ilan Weinglass, the founder of the blog, is the former head of research for the Israeli Trade Ministry's Investment Promotion Center and also worked at the Investigative Project. [3] He was also a Security Affairs advisor to U.S. Senator Norm Coleman [4] who chaired the Senate Investigations into the Iraqi Oil for Food Programme. [5]

Experts



References

  1. Terror Finance Blog, About (accessed 10 September 2008)
  2. Whois search of terrorfinance.org, retrieved on 24 March 2009 from http://www.whois.net
  3. see Investgative Project page
  4. The American Centre for Democracy, 'Fellow, Ilan Weinglass', accessed 18 July 2007
  5. e.g. Rupert Cornwell, 'Galloway lied over Iraqi oil payments, says Congress report', Independent, 25 October 2005