Tempted Into Jihad -- An Insider's View
Daniel Pipes recently wrote about an article in the London's Mirror by a young British Muslim who jihadists tried to recruit. The teenager candidly reveals how they approached him at a time when he was vulnerable, his father had died recently and they said that he would bring shame to his family if he committed suicide -- but if he did it for Islam... Well then, he'd get to heaven, enjoy the riches of paradise and get his 70 virgins, of course. Despicable, yes. Surprise, no.