Money Trouble


REBUILDING: A NATO soldier in Bosnia keeps the peace.

Enaam Arnaout is not an especially rich man. Yet every time the Syrian-born director of the Benevolence International Foundation, an Islamic charity, visited Bosnian offices over the past few years he would withdraw the same sum from a local bank: $50,000 in neat notes, 10 times in two years, or up to half a million bucks since 2000. Then the money would disappear. "We have no idea where it went," Ivica Misic, head of Bosnia's antiterrorism commission told TIME. He has his suspicions, though. In a case now before a U.S. court, FBI investigators are arguing that Arnaout used his Illinois-based...

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