Ebrahim Desai responds to the question: Is it permissible to join the United States Army?

Fatwa, posted 4.22.2010, from South Africa, in:
Religious Authority: 
Ebrahim Desai
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Ebrahim Desai responds to the question: Is it permissible to join the United States Army?

It is not permissible to join the United States Army. 

Islamopedia Online Note: Please note that the opposite position can be found in a fatwa issued by Yusuf al-Qaradawi.