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Predatory Islamic State Wrings Money From Those It Rules – The New York Times

Predatory Islamic State Wrings Money From Those It Rules – The New York Times

Three times a month, Mohammad al-Kirayfawai hands $300 to fighters from the Islamic State for the privilege of driving his refrigerated truck full of ice cream and other perishables from Jordan to a part of Iraq where the militants are firmly in charge.The fighters who man the border post treat the payment as an import duty, not a bribe.

Source: Predatory Islamic State Wrings Money From Those It Rules – The New York Times