Public Voice of U.K. Muslims Meet Mehdi Hasan, Britain's Go-to Guy for All Things Islam

One of only a tiny handful of visible Muslims in British national media, the political commentator juggles pragmatism and nuance with an obligation to articulate his community's concerns.

These are very busy days for Mehdi Hasan. Since May 22, the main story in the British media has been the barbaric killing of a soldier in south London. And since the two suspected murderers are Muslim converts and claimed to be acting in the name of Allah, it's...