Violence has increased because THe ‘West’ is out to get Islam, their is a sense of ‘Islamophobia’ especially since Sep 11th. Open minded people can learn about Islam and know it is the truth, and ‘Westerners’ cannot stop them. Increasing interest and conversions to Islam has put other on the defensive, thats why thier massacering Muslims around the world. Muslims are fighitng in self defense. Looking at the real reason and not just what the media tells you would show you that. THats the reason.