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From Timber to Tungsten: How the Exploitation of Natural Resources Funds Rogue Organizations and Regimes

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  • H.R. 151, the ‘‘Preventing Future Pandemics Act of 2021.’’ (Rep. Quigley)
  • H.R. 5457, the ‘‘Afghan Threat Finance Cell Establishment Act of 2021.’’ (Rep. Lynch)
  • H.R. ____, the ‘‘Afghanistan Illicit Finance Act.’’
  • H.R. ____, the ‘‘Combating Wildlife Trafficking and Proceeds Study Act.’’
  • H.R. ____, Expressing concern about the rise in illicit mining and trafficking of gold in Latin America and the pervasive problem that such mining poses for the security, stability, and environment of the region.

Witness List

  • Kidan Araya, Member, Illicit Trafficking Working Group, Women of Color Advancing Peace and Security; Board Member, Africa Policy Accelerator, CSIS
  • Carla García Zendejas, Director, People, Land, and Resources, Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL)
  • Channing Mavrellis, Illicit Trade Director, Global Financial Integrity
  • Kathleen Miles, Director of Analysis, Center on Illicit Networks and Organized Crime (CINTOC)
  • Joshua Fruth, Co-Founder/Chief Strategy Officer, Section 2 Financial Intelligence Solutions, LLC

Hearing Video


    Webcast of the Hearing


    • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."
    • H.R. 6790, The "Business Borrowers Protection Act."
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