Is it permissible to enlist into a military?

Is it permissible to enlist into a military?

Is it permissible to enlist into a military? 1920 1080 The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib

QUESTION:

Is it permissible to enlist into a non-Muslim military (specifically the US Army)?

Baqir


ANSWER:

In the Name of Allah, the All-Beneficent, the All-Merciful.
May Allah bless Muhammad and his Family and damn their enemies.

It is not permissible to enlist into any military service, whether it is Muslim or non-Muslim, except if al hakim al-shar’ii (the grand scholar) permits this.

The Office of Sheikh al-Habib

The Office Of His Eminence Sheikh al-Habib