Wednesday, April 24, 2013

0.007 percent of Muslims in the United States

"And as RAND's Jenkins wrote in the 2010 edition of his report, "There are more than 3 million Muslims in the United States, and few more than 100 have joined jihad—about one out of every 30,000—suggesting an American Muslim population that remains hostile to jihadist ideology and its exhortations to violence." Using Bergen's figure of 203 jihadist terrorists, that means approximately 0.007 percent of Muslims in the United States have been involved in domestic terror plots since 9/11." (thanks Amir)

PS Fahd sent me this: "One in 30k is 1/30,000 is 0.00003333 and Not 0.007 which would correspond to 7 in a 1,000 or 210 in 30,000 – to complete the picture.  Let us remember the scandalous (intentional or not) mistake brought by economists who advised “austerity” to Western.."