This is the sixth segment in the series “The Terrorism Industry” by Sheikh Abu Ubaydah Abdallah al-Adam, who was until his death a prominent leader of Al-Qaeda responsible for its intelligence and security operations. The series was published by the Al-Fajr Media Institution, which is responsible for disseminating the written, audio and visual materials of Al-Qaeda and its affiliates.
The military training undergone by those who are recruited into the organization must be precisely tailored to their classification and the role that they are selected to perform. This is also the case in various intelligence agencies around the world, in which employees undergo lengthy, goal-oriented training.
By this stage, the comrade has already been selected, trained and prepared for jihad activities, and the group’s leadership trusts that he will join its operations. However, the comrade must be observed in order to make sure that he is indeed carrying out his role in a satisfactory manner. Several factors should be noted during this observation: