A spate of American military and civil aviation sales to India are being viewed with glee and hailed for the salutary effect they will have on a flagging US economy. The Indian Air Force’s decision to buy 10 Boeing C-17 aircraft won lavish praise on Monday from a top US senator who acknowledged that the deal would boost the economy of his home state.
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.