A top Palestinian negotiator on Friday warned that the government of President Mahmoud Abbas would disappear if a peace deal was not negotiated with Israel by the end of this year. Saeb Erekat, who is also a senior Abbas aide, said the unchecked construction of Jewish settlements in the Palestinian territories were the biggest obstacle to this agreement.
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.