Having initially promised that US aid to Pakistan would no longer be a "blank cheque," President Barack Obama's administration is now trying to persuade members of Congress not to attach strict conditions to billions of dollars Washington wants to give Islamabad.
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.