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From CNN.com:

Indeed, some of the documents used by researchers indicate that al Qaeda has vacation plans — seven days every three weeks for married members, five days a month for bachelors — and provides its members with 15 days of sick leave a year.

One document states that al Qaeda operatives must request vacation 10 weeks in advance, and another document outlines the pay scale for members: about $108 a month for married members, less if they’re single and more if they have more than one wife.

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