Muslim plan for world conquest exposed

And Yusuf al-Qaradawi is behind it!

Daily Ablution, 1 December 2004

Predictably this nonsense receives the backing of Melanie Phillips, who is developing something of a taste for wacko conspiracy theories (cf. her support for Bat Ye’or’s “Eurabia” fantasy).

Melanie Phillips’s Diary, 1 December 2005

Odd that, because in the past Phillips has been quick to identify and condemn such theories. A couple of years ago, when novelist John le Carré accused neocons in the Bush administration of pursuing a pro-Israel foreign policy, she denounced this as a “demented Jewish global conspiracy theory” and an “obscene display of racist bigotry and irrationality”.

Melanie Phillips’s Diary, 2 December 2003