It’s hard for me to imagine they’re hurting financially, with the oil revenues and money from artifact-smuggling they receive. If they are dealing with a “labor glut,” that would be… worrisome.
The Islamic State of Iraq has cut the wages for jihadists from about $400 to $100. Is it a sign that ISIS is struggling financially, or is it an indication that they’re able to cut wages and still attract volunteers? It’s unclear from this report from the Mirror whether ISIS is able to replenish the fighters that have left for Syria in search of better wages. Hat tip to Shariah Finance Watch:
Hundreds of Isis killers give up terrorism after chiefs cut pay by £200 a month
Hundreds of Islamic State terror fighters are deserting the cause – after their wages were slashed.
The killers were on £260 a month until cash shortages forced the lower rate of £65…