ukflagTassos Symeonides
(RIEAS Academic Advisor)

Copyright: Research Institute for European and American Studies ( Publication date: 15 May 2016

Sadiq Khan, a Pakistani Moslem of humble origins, has been elected mayor of London succeeding the flamboyant, and often entertainingly irrelevant, conservative firebrand Boris Johnson (who has found his next calling in urging the British to vote for exit from the European dis-Union).

As soon as the verdict emerged, Khan sped, unsurprisingly, to define himself as a "European" and "English," two claims that predictably raised brows, not to say loud laughs, among many conservatives who are not "multiculturalists" and "integrationists." ..Read more

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