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)
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.
The leader of Pakistan's largest opposition party is doubtful that the February 18 parliamentary elections in his country will be free or fair and wants the international community to monitor the vote.