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ZeroHedge – ISIS Now A Commodity “Trading” Powerhouse: Islamic States Steals Iraq’s Grain Then Sells It Back To Iraq Government – 13 August 2014

ZeroHedgeIt is no secret that the crack al-Qaeda “spin-off” ISIS is well-versed in the ways of the modern world: from quickly taking control of (i.e., robbing) a central bank, to capturing the latest and greatest in US military equipment, to staging an amazing blitz-campaign that has resulted in the creation of a caliphate and captured the bulk of northern Iraq and a third of Syria including all of the former country’s oil fields, to even having glossy year end annual reports, one would almost be forgiven in assuming that some vastly more strategic minds are behind what on paper at least would be a far more disorganized force. Now, judging by the latest revelation from Reuters, showcasing ISIS as a consummate commodity trader, one could even assume that a major Wall Street bank (or Swiss-based “independent” commodity trader) is behind the effort.

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