The situation in Libya has for months been spiralling out of control. Earlier in August, a British navy ship evacuated around 100 British citizens from Tripoli as fighting between rival militias left dozens of Libyans dead and the airport in the capital in ruins.
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.