The Encyclopedia of Militant Islam by Bryan Griffin with Herb London and Jed Babbin (London Center for Policy Research, 319 pp., $16.95)
Rare is the book that qualifies as a serious reference work and a riveting “read” at the same time. Yet Bryan Griffin’s Encyclopedia of Militant Islam satisfies on both counts. The nations with the highest rates of terrorist attacks are majority Muslim, he informs us. Hence, ordinary, non-violent Muslims are the primary victims of Islamic terror.