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Testimonies by Yaya J. Fanusie

April 2016

Preventing Cultural Genocide: Countering the Plunder and Sale of Priceless Cultural Antiquities

Chairman Fitzpatrick, Ranking Member Lynch, members of the Task Force to Investigate Terrorism Financing, on behalf of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and its Center on Sanctions and Illicit Finance, thank you for the opportunity to testify.

May 2015

Terrorist Financing and the Implications for Canada

Terrorist operations do not require much capital. Al-Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula once touted how its failed plot to bomb a plane over North America in 2010 cost only $4,200.  However, what is not captured in such amounts is the general cost of operating.