India is likely to have many friends in a future Barack Obama administration. Even a cursory glance at the names doing the rounds for top positions in President-elect Obama's Cabinet reveals many individuals who are at the very least mindful of the importance of the US-India relationship.
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.