‘Al-Qaeda’s white army of terror’

“Hundreds of British non-Muslims have been recruited by al-Qaeda to wage war against the West, senior security sources warned last night. As many as 1,500 white Britons are believed to have converted to Islam for the purpose of funding, planning and carrying out surprise terror attacks inside the UK, according to one MI5 source…. Security experts say the growing secret army of white terrorists poses a particularly serious threat as they are far less likely to be detected than members of the Asian community.”

Scotland on Sunday, 13 January 2008

Paranoid nonsense, you might think, but let’s be fair –  it does provide a strong argument against racial profiling.