Mehdi Hasan is an award-winning British journalist, broadcaster, author and political commentator. He is the presenter of both UpFront (filmed in Washington DC) and Head to Head (filmed at the Oxford Union) on Al Jazeera English.
Hasan has conducted fascinating and wide-ranging interviews with the likes of Edward Snowden, Hamid Karzai, Ehud Olmert, Jimmy Wales and General Michael Flynn.
He was previously the Political Director of the Huffington Post UK and named one of the 100 ‘most influential’ Britons on Twitter. He has also been included in the annual global list of ‘The 500 Most Influential Muslims’ in the world (‘The Muslim 500’) for the past two years.
In 2015 Hasan moved from the UK to the United States. He is now a columnist for the U.S. magazine The Intercept and for the UK magazine The New Statesman, and is a respected commentator on political, social and economic affairs.