The main insurgent faction in northwest Syria- Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham- continues to engage in active recruitment efforts on the ground and via social media. The most recent iteration of the group's recruitment efforts comes in the form of its "military recruitment administration" that has a number of branches in the regions under Hay'at Tahrir al-Sham's control. A recent video release from this administrative branch is one entitled "The stages of military recruitment in the liberated north," featuring the story of someone who signed up via the "Central Region" branch (al-Mantaqa al-Wusta). The first stage is to head to the recruitment office and fill in the form, then there is the Shari'i course followed by a break, and then there is the military course. I include a rough transcript of the video.
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