“A newly released book sheds light on a secret operation that put a halt to terror funding for some of the organizations that threaten the Jewish state”

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Israel’s Financial War on Terror Led to Global Shift in Targeting Money
by Bill Gertz
November 6, 2017

Israel’s government waged financial warfare on terror groups like Hamas and Hezbollah, which became a model for most states battling terrorism today, according to members of a once secret Israeli task force called Harpoon. The operations ranged from financial operations that caused terrorist groups to lose tens of millions from bad investments, to commando raids on banks linked to the funding of suicide bombings, to targeted assassinations of terror group financiers. “Harpoon showed the world that there must constantly be new angles to attack terrorist groups and infrastructure,” said Nitsana Darshan-Leitner, coauthor with Samuel M. Katz of a new book, Harpoon: Inside the Covert War Against Terrorism’s Money Masters, to be published Tuesday. READ MORE

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