TITLE

Eastern Union

AUTHOR(S)
Cottle, Michelle
PUB. DATE
October 2001
SOURCE
New Republic;10/15/2001, Vol. 225 Issue 16, p24
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses the use of hawala, an informal, underground banking network used by South Asian expatriates. Idea that the hawala represents a serious obstacle to the efforts of U.S. President George W. Bush to close off funding for terrorist groups; Information on the anonymity of the system that fosters illegal activities, including money laundering; Comments on the U.S. law enforcement, which is criticized of doing a poor job of understanding how the hawala works.
ACCESSION #
5301245

 

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