American President George W Bush’s administration holds the distinction of having the highest number of Asian Americans ever to serve in a US administration. The number of Indians serving the current administration in various capacities has steadily grown over the past year. Ashish Kumar Sen profiles some of these appointees.
In November 2015, Donald Trump sat down for an interview with Stephen Bannon, executive chairman of the Breitbart News Network, a far-right news and opinion site. In the course of the conversation, Bannon made the startling assertion that Silicon Valley has far too many Asian CEOs. An ominous portent of things to come? It certainly seems so today.