US President Barack Obama on Tuesday committed 30,000 additional US troops to the war in Afghanistan, set a July 2011 deadline for start of their withdrawal and acknowledged that success in the war against the Al-Qaida and the Taliban was "inextricably linked" to cooperation from Pakistan.
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.