What's on Al Qaeda's Job Application

One of the stranger artifacts among the trove of Osama bin Laden documents released Wednesday by federal intelligence officials: A job application for al Qaeda. "In the name of Allah the compassionate and merciful," it starts, along with an instruction to write clearly. From there, the form betrays an unsettling melange of banal HR boilerplate ("any hobbies or pastimes?"), terrorist variations on the same ("who should we contact in case you become a martyr?") and downright terror-specific questions ("do you wish to execute a suicide operation?"). Click here to read the whole thing.

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