Alot of people talk about militant Islam, but most of them haven't even read the Koran. Robert Spencer on the other hand has a Master's Degree in Relgious Studies, and a mastery of the Arabic language. Robert Spencer is a Middle Eastern refugee whose family was forced to flee the Middle East due to being Christian.
I have respect for Spencer because he has actually researched the topic thoroughly, he is not just another reporter who likes the sound of his own voice. Spencer is, I believe, a decent man because he strives to be honest rather than seeking the easy path.
Here is his site, well worth visiting if you are puzzled by the situation the world has found itself in particular in the last fifteen years: