aNewDomain — Turns out wealthy art collectors in the US and Europe are inadvertently funding the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria (ISIS). They’re reportedly snatching up looted artwork from ISIS-controlled museums in Syria and Iraq. And ISIS is using the illegal sale of such looted museum pieces to finance its expanding war.
Read our in-depth coverage of how ISIS funds its war through the sale of art.
Cover art: Image of an Aramaic gold-plated bronze statue stolen from Hama Museum on July 14, 2011: Dick Ossemann via University of Copenhagen.