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Relative Likelihood of Terrorism Among Muslims and Non-Muslims

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Submitted by P. G. Lubin (United States), Oct 2, 2003 at 00:09

Dr. Andrew Bostom's epidemiological framing of the issue is worth noting: using a rough figure of 5,000 Muslims, and 995,000 non-Muslims, among current and (recent) past troops, one gets a figure of one non-Muslim (McVeigh) and 6-9 Muslims guilty of terrorism/sedition. That means, using the lowest figure for Muslims of 6, we find a that there is 1200 times the likelihood that a Muslim as opposed to a non-Muslim is guilty of such crimes. That should be noted for further debates.
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