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.
On June 30, Donald J. Trump became the first US president to set foot in
North Korea. Trump made history when stepped across a low concrete
marker accompanied by North Korean leader Kim Jong-un and walked a few
steps into the North. The two leaders agreed to have their negotiators
resume an effort to reach what has so far been an elusive nuclear deal.
US President Donald J. Trump, accompanied by North Korean leader Kim
Jong-un, stepped into North Korea at the border village of Panmunjom on
June 30. Trump is the first sitting US president to set foot in North
Korea. (Reuters/Kevin Lamarque)
Mr. Trump, Don’t Pull Out of the TPPIf US President-elect Donald Trump were to keep his promise to withdraw
the United States from a trans-Pacific free-trade agreement it would
severely undermine US credibility and open the door for China to set the
rules on global trade, according to Atlantic Council analysts.