Charles Kurzman on the Missing Martyrs

September 11, 2011

In the wake of 9/11, Americans were warned to brace themselves for an onslaught of terrorist violence.  It hasn't happened.  Sociologist Charles Kurzman says many of our fears are unfounded:  not only are terrorist groups marginal in the Muslim world, the real bulwark against Islamist violence is Muslims themselves.


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