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Can Sadiq Khan keep London safe?

He is less open to accusations of Islamophobia—might that help him crackdown on extremism?

By David Patrikarakos  

Sadiq Khan, London's new Mayor ©Stefan Rousseau/PA Wire/Press Association Images

Read more: Sadiq Khan has won—but has he won well?

So London has a Muslim mayor and history has been made. It’s rare that you can divide the candidates from two mainstream parties into genuinely good and bad guys. But the team around Tory candidate Zac Goldsmith did its best to make this possible, with a campaign clearly designed to attack the new mayor, Sadiq Khan on security grounds.

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