Turkey’s Moment: A Conversation With Abdullah Gul

Abdullah Gul has been president of Turkey since 2007. Somewhat overshadowed, at least abroad, by his longtime political partner Recep Tayyip Erdogan — Turkey’s prime minister and leader of the ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) — Gul has recently started to carve out a more independent political identity. While Erdogan has become increasingly strident[…]

Q&A: Jimmy Carter

Since leaving office, Jimmy Carter has worked as a roving peace negotiator, election monitor (through the Carter Center), home builder (through Habitat for Humanity) and author. Now 83, the former president spoke to NEWSWEEK’S Jonathan Tepperman about the United States’ battered image and the role of ethics in politics. Excerpts: TEPPERMAN: What’s your take on[…]