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The Treasury War
First broadcast June 2007

The US Treasury Headquarters and its logo

Mark Gregory investigates how the US government has been economically squeezing its enemies in the "war on terror".

Since the events of 11 September 2001, the US government has opened up various battlefronts in its "war on terror," a very complex operation had military, diplomatic and financial aspects.

The US Treasury was significantly reorganised and its intelligence branch was greatly enhanced.

It was tasked with the key function of identifying and tracking financial flows among terrorist groups and rogue states.

In this landmark series Mark Gregory examines the Treasury's role in the "War on Terror".

Part One: North Korea

Mark Gregory looks at the work of the US Treasury in North Korea, and includes exclusive interviews with the Macao banking authority.

Also in the programme - how did a bank targeted by the US get the North Korean government to the negotiating table?

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