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If you want to stop a terrorist, follow the money.

As world leaders grapple with how to stop terrorism, Friday’s deadly attacks in Paris have put new urgency on stemming the flow of money that funds such terror incidents.

“They cannot do what they did in Paris if they had not been adequately funded,” said Domenico Lombardi, director of the global economy program at the Centre for International Governance Innovation in Waterloo, Ont.

“They were extremely well-trained. They had planned the attacks for a long-time. They were part of an extensive network,” Lombardi said here in an interview.

“You cannot have that scale of operations...

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