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A video released by the U.S. Central Command shows U.S. bombs blowing up a an Islamic State stash of cash in Mosul, Iraq. Officials said ISIS was using the huge amount of cash to pay its troops and for ongoing operations. The officials said the U.S. plans to strike more financial targets like this one to take away ISIS's ability to function as a state-like entity.
Class discussion: Where does ISIS get its money? Where does it bank its funds? Who buys oil from ISIS? What is being done to cut off funding to the terrorists?
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