How ISIS plan to ‘rule the world’: Terror group’s aims and techniques revealed in secret dossier
The dossier reveals how experienced jihadi warriors only need to take ‘refresher courses’ of 15 days every year to stay combat-ready.
It states: “The mujahid through that camp comes upon the latest arts of using weapons, military planning and military technologies currently put forth in battles and weapons whose use by the enemy are anticipated, along with detailed commentary on the technologies of enemy use of the weapons, areas of their use, their strength and how the soldiers of the state can take advantage of them.”
“(The military leader) should not be discouraged, having doubts, hesitating or cowardly because he is the example that the mujahid summons whenever the furnace of the battle flares up.”
Gold and oil
ISIS helps fund its campaign of terror with illicit sales of oil from the refineries it controls and the sale of artefacts from important archaeological sites in the region.
The document states: “It is not allowed for a person who has no pledge of allegiance on his neck to the caliph to invest in an oil or gas field or what has arisen from their trajectory, but it is allowed besides that to produce derivatives after buying the crude products from the fields of the Islamic State, just as it is allowed to sell and deal in them inside and outside the state.
“It is not allowed to excavate for gold and antiquities except by expressed agreement from the resources department, and all transferred and stored materials will be confiscated for the interest of the treasury.”
ISIS must “develop Islamic society on the basis of manners and on sharia”.
Another of its aims is “Raising a knowledgeable Islamic generation capable of bearing the ummah (nation) and its future without needing the expertises of the west”.
24-page document, translated here, outlines principles for governing territory under the group’s control and strategy for becoming a viable state