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Campaign Launched in Europe Raising Money for Iraq Resistance March 21, 2006 Post a Comment Font Size Print RSS E-mail Share this story with friends Buzz Up! Facebook Twitter StumbleUpon More Posters showing an American soldier with blood spurting out of his head are being used by Iraqi insurgents to raise money in Europe. The campaign is called "10 Euros for Resistance." That's about $12, and people in Italy and the Netherlands seem to be chipping in, according to Rep. Sue Kelly, R-N.Y. "Ten euros for resistance, and people who are giving the money don't care if it buys weapons. It's all for the resistance," Kelly said. Kelly says that the European countries where the campaign has been launched, as well as some in the Mideast, have done little to stop the fundraising. "It makes me very angry that our supposed allies would be helping and not stop something like this Web site, '10 Euros for the Resistance.' It's wrong," she said. The cash is moved to Iraq through Syria, helping the insurgents stay on the move, resupply and prepare new attacks on American soldiers, Kelly said.
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Who Is Funding The Terrorists in Iraq? [Cliff May]
According to U.S. News & World Report: The list of suspects is long: ex-Baathists, foreign jihadists, and angry Sunnis, to name a few. Now add to that roster hard-core Euroleftists.
Turns out that far-left groups in western Europe are carrying on a campaign dubbed Ten Euros for the Resistance, offering aid and comfort to the car bombers, kidnappers, and snipers trying to destabilize the fledgling Iraq government. In the words of one Italian website, Iraq Libero (Free Iraq), the funds are meant for those fighting the occupanti imperialisti. The groups are an odd collection, made up largely of Marxists and Maoists, sprinkled with an array of Arab emigres and aging, old-school fascists, according to Lorenzo Vidino, an analyst on European terrorism based at The Investigative Project in Washington, D.C. “It’s the old anticapitalist, anti-U.S., anti-Israel crowd,” says Vidino, who has been to their gatherings, where he saw activists from Austria, Denmark, Germany, and Italy. “The glue that binds them together is anti-Americanism.” The groups are working on an October conference to further support “the Iraqi Resistance.” A key goal is to expand backing for the insurgents from the fringe left to the broader antiwar and antiglobalization movements.