Mehdi Hasan is a contributing writer for the New Statesman and the co-author of Ed: The Milibands and the Making of a Labour Leader. He was the New Statesman's senior editor (politics) from 2009-12.
The Labour leader on the August riots, News International and the economy.
Despite his catastrophic misjudgement on Iraq, Blair retains a strange superiority complex.
Me v John Rentoul on a question - to which the answer is YES.
Where has all the anger over grotesque bank bonuses gone? Why has there been no accountability?
An astonishing claim -- even by his standards -- from Richard Perle.
The threat must be put in perspective -- our civilisation's survival isn't at stake.
Mehdi Hasan on Mike Lofgren's revealing account.
Michael Scheuer led the CIA’s hunt for Osama Bin Laden, until he scolded his superiors for missing the signs.
Those who suggest Libya could be a template for intervention are deluded. War should be a last resort.
In the aftermath of the riots, Tariq Jahan’s quiet dignity over his son’s death made him a national hero. Here, he speaks movingly about losing a child, and the radical Islamist past he abandoned to become a father.
The Zombie PM
The doomed premiership of Theresa May