"... A forthcoming book by Steffen Hertog, a sociologist, will argue that terrorists include a high number of engineers—not because of their need for bomb-making skills, but perhaps because of a mindset that likes rigidity and binary choices..."
(Source: January 9th 2010 issue of The Economist, article entitled 'Universities and Islam: Hearts, minds and Mecca - The rising profile of Muslim students in the Western world')
Link to article below. Critical. As one would expect from The Economist when reporting on Islam/Muslims. Worth reading.