'I Have Become the Target'

For a man accused of capitalizing on his wife's position, Taufik Kiemas appears unruffled. The country's first First Husband was relaxed, almost jovial, when he met Time's Jason Tedjasukmana in the presidential manor to address his outsized role in Indonesia's political and business life.

TIME: Many people say you wield considerable influence. Is that true?
Taufik: Whenever there is a project involving a lot of money, people say Pak Taufik is involved. I don't feel I have any enemies. But there are people that have interests, and I knew I would become the target. The President is...

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