Past event


Kidnapping for Ransom: The Growing Terrorist Financing Challenge

Chatham House, London

Event documents

Transcript - David S Cohen
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Transcript - David S Cohen Q&A
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David S Cohen, US Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence
Chair: Xenia Dormandy, Senior Fellow, US International Role, Chatham House    


The speaker will argue that kidnapping for ransom is the most significant terrorist financing threat today. He will explore the kidnapping for ransom cycle and discuss ways in which states and companies can strengthen prevention and work together to deny terrorists the benefits of their crimes.

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