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Indian-American diplomat quits in protest against Donald Trump’s ‘racist’, ‘sexist’ policies

US President Donald Trump (Photo: Andrew Harrer-Pool/Getty Images)

By: Keerthi Mohan

A senior Indian-American diplomat has quit from the foreign service in protest against the “racist” and “sexist” policies of president Donald Trump. “Up to now, Foggy Bottom’s (State Department) upper echelons are looking whiter, more male and less like America,” Indian-American diplomat Uzra Zeya wrote in Politico. She has alleged that the State Department under Trump is facing racial and gender bias. Zeya is currently a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress and she previously served as acting assistant secretary for the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labour. “In my own case, I hit the buzz saw…

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