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The job application for Al-Qaeda

Kai Ryssdal May 20, 2015
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Final Note

The job application for Al-Qaeda

Kai Ryssdal May 20, 2015
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On Wednesday, the U.S. government declassified a whole bunch of documents it found in Osama bin Laden’s compound in Pakistan.

Lots of fascinating stuff — among them a job application to join Al-Qaedawhich will sound familiar to anyone who’s ever filled out any job application.

These are all quotes:

  • “Please write clearly and legibly.”
  • “Have you ever been in jail or prison?”
  • “List your previous occupations.”
  • “Do you wish to execute a suicide operation?”
  • “Who should we contact in case you became a martyr?”

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