Daily Archives: April 12, 2017

On Sunday, Turks head to the polls to vote on a new constitution that, if passed, would cement President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s role as perhaps the most powerful president Turkey has known. John Murray Brown discusses the implications with Mehul Srivastava, FT correspondent in Istanbul.

 

Donald Trump’s decision to order a cruise missile strike on a Syrian airbase in response to the Assad regime’s use of chemical weapons has raised hopes that the world’s policeman is back on the beat. But does the move signal a genuine change of strategy? Ben Hall puts the question to the FT’s Gideon Rachman and Geoff Dyer.

 

Mustafa Suleyman, co-founder of DeepMind, talks about what he learnt from the Alpha Go experience and the complex problems his artificial intelligence company has been working on since it was acquired by Google in 2014.