I read 200 posts so far. Lots of discussion about Khan's ethnicity. Thought I'd repost this from another thread...
Edge of Forever wrote:
Seriously, he doesn't have to be British. He started working for a super secret organisation in a time period where plastic surgery can actively change your species (let a lone just your race).
I mean, this guy was the most famous War Criminal in the Star Trek verse for a long time period. Anyone even partially knowing of Eugenics would recognize him so having him run around doing super secret secret agent stuff just doesn't seem particle.
So they completely changed his identity. Or, well, at least that's my head cannon explanation.