Myanmar’s President Thein Sein met US President Barack Obama at the White House on Monday, becoming the first leader of the South-east Asian nation to visit Washington since Lyndon Baines Johnson hosted military strongman Ne Win in 1966.
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.