U.S. Treasury Downplays Role of Crypto in Financing Palestinian Militant Groups

"In a recent disclosure by the U.S. Treasury Department, officials have minimized the significance of cryptocurrencies in the financial operations of Palestinian militant factions Hamas and the Palestinian Islamic Jihad (PIJ), challenging prevailing narratives about digital assets' role in global terrorism financing.
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