John Esposito

John Esposito

Politics

The questionable trial of Anwar Ibrahim

In just the last two months, nearly two dozen activists have been charged under Malaysia's archaic.

The questionable trial of Anwar Ibrahim

Politics

Egypt: A new banana republic?

The military-led removal of Mohamed Morsi belies free and fair elections, rule of law and human rights.

Egypt: A new banana republic?

Politics

Living in denial: US policy & Egypt’s military coup

The US must acknowledge that the overthrow of an elected government, replaced by military-appointed officials, is a coup.

Living in denial: US policy & Egypt’s military coup

Politics

Romney's approach to foreign policy: 'Deja vu all over again?'

Romney just doesn't understand how foreign policy works.

Romney's approach to foreign policy: 'Deja vu all over again?'

Politics

Domestic and foreign extremists behind the Cairo and Libya attacks

Religious extremists exploit underlying East-West animosity, fomenting mob violence for their own political ends.

Domestic and foreign extremists behind the Cairo and Libya attacks

US & Canada

Terror in Oak Creek, another wake up call for US

Racist and vitriolic "us and them" language feeds a culture war that increasingly targets immigrants and non-whites.

Terror in Oak Creek, another wake up call for US

Politics

Netanyahu confronts the new Middle East

Israel's intransigence on the flotilla killings will further isolate the country in the international community.

Netanyahu confronts the new Middle East