This is required reading. Putting terrorism into perspective. Here is a sample:
In another irony, the actual damage done by Islamist terrorists since 9/11 has been minimal. Even the 3,000 killed on 9/11 itself were a fraction of the 17,000 children under five who died today alone, and only a tenth of the number of Americans who die each year from gunshot wounds. Never mind Ebola outbreaks — ordinary malaria kills almost 1,200 people every day, all year long.