6,417. 7/9/2005

“AQI [al-Qaeda in Iraq] was well financed, as was demonstrated by a [July 9] 2005 letter from al-Qaeda’s number two, Ayman al-Zawahiri, in which he requested a $100,000 transfer from al-Qaeda’s Iraqi affiliate to al-Qaeda headquarters in the tribal areas of Pakistan.”

 – Peter Bergen, The Longest War, Page 169

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