Syrian President Bashar Assad’s army and its Lebanese Hezbollah allies on Wednesday seized control of a strategic town near the border with Lebanon, dealing a significant blow to the rebels and raising alarm that it could now unleash a wave of reprisals against civilians.
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.