Terror budgets illustratedApril 29, 2013
The Taliban, Hezbollah, FARC, al-Shabaab, Lashkar-e-Taiba, and Hamas are the best funded terrorist groups worldwide. Published estimates of their budgets vary by source. The dots in the graph below reflect the highest and lowest estimates reflected in millions of U.S. dollars for each group:
This chart is an update to Money Jihad’s earlier post here. The only significant change is the inclusion of Lashkar-e-Taiba, for which revenue estimates now range from $5 million to $100 million annually. Al-Shabaab has faced revenue setbacks in the past year, but revised figures are not yet available.