Reply to post: Re: Money for intel

ISIS operates a crypto help desk – report


Re: Money for intel

"The answer to better intelligence is people, not technology. Offer a REAL reward for ratting out where the leaders are and make sure it's credibly paid out to encourage others."

We did loads of this in Afghanistan. What you get is a villager saying "That bloke is definitely Taliban and I claim my £5" when the reality is that he

a) just wants the money

b) wants revenge over that bloke borrrowing his lawnmower and not returning it (or local cultural equivalent).

If it's a significant sum of money, it's well worth a local conspiracy on a scale you can't hope to unpick.

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