Patrick B. Johnston

RAND Corporation

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Political scientist with the RAND Corporation, studying the Islamic State

Patrick B. Johnston on KCRW

The richest terrorist group in history is financed not just by smuggling oil and selling looted antiquities.

How Long Can the Islamic State Stay in Business?

The richest terrorist group in history is financed not just by smuggling oil and selling looted antiquities.

from To the Point

The Islamic State, also called ISIS and ISIL, now controls a major part of Iraq and an entire province in Syria.

The Islamic State

The Islamic State, also called ISIS and ISIL, now controls a major part of Iraq and an entire province in Syria.

from To the Point

The Islamic State controls so much of Iraq and Syria it’s able to finance its self-styled “caliphate” by selling oil.

The Islamic State Has Oil and Momentum… How Far Will It Go?

The Islamic State controls so much of Iraq and Syria it’s able to finance its self-styled “caliphate” by selling oil.

from To the Point

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