Islamic State continues to fundraise through kidnappings for ransom
The Islamic State continues to raise money by conducting kidnappings for ransom. A recent hostage negotiation will likely net the group $27 million.
The Islamic State kidnapped 30 Druze in late July. In order to secure their release, the Syrian government has agreed to release 60 Islamic State members and pay a $27 million ransom.
The Islamic State has ra…