As the international community sets the stage for Geneva 2 -- an optimistic, and some have even suggested unrealistic attempt to end Syria’s nearly 3-year-old civil war -- spare a thought for the millions of Syrians who live day in and day out with the horrors of the conflict.
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.