Interviews

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SEPT/OCT
2014
Jim Yong Kim

The World Bank's president talks to Foreign Affairs about fighting inequality, his reform program, and who should succeed him.

Interview,
May/June
2014
Paul Kagame

Rwanda's president speaks with Foreign Affairs about the 1994 genocide, his 11-year stint in office, and his country's political future.

Interview,
Anders Fogh Rasmussen

The secretary general of NATO speaks with Foreign Affairs about Russia and Ukraine, NATO enlargement, and the organization's responsibility to live up to its Article 5 commitments.

Interview,
Mar/Apr
2014
Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala

Nigeria's finance minister speaks with Foreign Affairs about the developing world's role in international financial institutions, the fight against corruption, and her mother's politically motivated kidnapping.

Interview,
Jan/Feb
2014
Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson

Iceland’s president speaks with Foreign Affairs about Arctic cooperation, the financial crisis, WikiLeaks, Nordic culture, and the advantages of being a small island nation.

Interview,
Jan/Feb
2014
Enrique Peña Nieto

The president of Mexico speaks with Foreign Affairs about his country’s economy, his term to date, and his plans for the future.

Interview,
Nov/Dec
2013
Sebastian Thrun

The first head of Google X and co-founder of the online-education startup Udacity spoke with Foreign Affairs about robot learning, online education, and driverless cars.

Interview,
Abdullah Gul

Turkey's president speaks candidly about the protests that rocked his country over the summer, accusations of the AKP's creeping authoritarianism, and Turkey's future in the Middle East and Europe.

Interview,
Sept/Oct
2013
Macky Sall

In this exclusive interview, Senegal's president speaks candidly about democracy, development, regional security, and Obama.

Interview,
Jul/Aug
2013
Shinzo Abe

Japan's prime minister speaks openly about the mistakes he made in his first term, Abenomics, Japan's wartime record (and his own controversial statements on that history), and the bitter Senkaku/Diaoyu Island dispute with China.

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