October 14, 2013
Terrorism and the Ivory Trade
Neme, Los Angeles Times
The Associated Press
If the world needs another reason to get serious about combating elephant poaching, here's one: The attack by terrorists on Westgate Mall in Nairobi. Income from illegal ivory trafficking is a substantial funding source for the Shabab, the group that claimed responsibility for the attack.
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