The global elite’s favorite strongman

by Jeffrey Gettleman

Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda  Photo: Nadav Kander/New York Times

Paul Kagame, the president of Rwanda, agreed to meet me at 11 a.m. on a recent Saturday. Kagame’s office is on top of a hill near the center of Kigali, Rwanda’s capital, and I took a taxi there, driven by a man in a suit and tie. Whenever I’m in Kigali, I am always impressed