August 19, 2016 Issue

Cover story U.S.
America's police officers are better trained, better educated and more diverse than their predecessors. But they've never felt more despised. Newsweek's Max Kutner talks with police and community members in Newark and across the country to reveal the complex demands on police today.
In Focus

Post-Coup Bounce

Istanbul—Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses supporters on August 7 at a massive rally against last month’s failed military coup. According to Reuters, the crowd at the rally was too big to be contained in a parade designed to hold more than a million people. Erdogan, whose Justice and Development Party (AKP) came to power in 2002 on a platform of moderate Islamism, has used the attempted coup to cement his power and clamp down on opposition, purging thousands from the military and judiciary and arresting dozens of journalists.
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