Why would a girl from Denver join ISIS, an extremist movement known for its mistreatment of women? Why would an Iraqi girl strap on a suicide vest? What does Islam say about violence? These are the questions that started Farhana Qazi on a journey around the globe searching for answers.
Qazi is a senior counterterrorism expert and the first American Muslim woman to join the Counterterrorism Center. She offers a unique perspective on what drives girls and women to violent extremism. Invisible Martyrs is an honest, eye-opening story of female radicalization and Qazi’s personal journey into Islam through her counterterrorism work.