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Read William Doyle's review of Sudhir Hazareesingh's 'Black Spartacus', which has won this year's @WolfsonHistory Prize.
'As a teenager, Husain joined the hardline Sunni group Hizb ut-Tahrir and now has the zeal of the recovering extremist.'
Ed Husain's 'Among the Mosques', published today, 'careers painfully from the risible to the frankly sinister', says @sameerahim.
'It is still ... the go-to crisis whenever lessons are sought on how to manage a dangerous situation.'
Lawrence Freedman on the Cuban Missile Crisis.