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Garry Kasparov: Putin is ‘the most dangerous man’ in the world and a bigger threat to the U.S. than the Islamic State

October 1, 2014 More
Garry Kasparov: Putin is ‘the most dangerous man’ in the world and a bigger threat to the U.S. than the Islamic State

WATCH THE COMPLETE INTERVIEW Arguably the world’s best chess player ever, Garry Kasparov is on a new mission. He hopes to convince the world that the biggest threat to global unrest is not the Islamic State, al-Qaida or North Korea. Instead it is Vladimir Putin, Russia’s president from 2000 to 2008 and then again from […]

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Garry Kasparov reacts to President Obama’s UN speech

September 28, 2014 More
Garry Kasparov reacts to President Obama’s UN speech

On Sunday, September 28th, Garry appeared on Sunday Morning Futures with Maria Bartiromo to discuss President Obama’s UN speech.

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Garry Kasparov: It’s a War, Stupid!

August 30, 2014 More
Garry Kasparov: It’s a War, Stupid!

via TIME As Russian troops and armored columns advance in eastern Ukraine, the Ukrainian government begs for aid from the free world it hoped would receive it and protect it as one of its own. The leaders of the free world, meanwhile, are struggling to find the right terminology to free themselves from the moral […]

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Garry Kasparov Keynote, Milton Friedman Prize 2014

May 22, 2014 More
Garry Kasparov Keynote, Milton Friedman Prize 2014

Garry Kasparov Keynote Milton Friedman Prize for Advancing Liberty 2014 Cato Institute Event – New York City – The Waldorf Astoria – May 21, 2014 Thank you for inviting me here today to speak about a few topics dear to my Soviet-born heart: individual freedom, limited government, and traditional American values! If only my die-hard […]

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Open Letter to Guy Verhofstadt on Eve of EU Presidential Debate

May 14, 2014 More
Open Letter to Guy Verhofstadt on Eve of EU Presidential Debate

Dear Mr. Verhofstadt, I write to you out of deep concern over the crisis in Ukraine and what it means for the future of Europe and the world. Tomorrow is the European Union Presidential Debate. You and the other main candidates will discuss many important topics, to be sure, but the greatest crisis the EU […]

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On Ukraine, Obama’s Munich Moment

April 1, 2014 More
On Ukraine, Obama’s Munich Moment

via TIME Negotiating with another country’s territory as collateral has a long history—the most obvious example is from 1938. Last Friday, Vladimir Putin called Barack Obama to discuss Ukraine, although what was said is different from what was heard. Analyzing the discrepancies between the White House and Kremlin press releases of these calls has become […]

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Stop this man: U.S. needs deeper involvement in Ukraine as Vladimir Putin raises the stakes

March 16, 2014 More
Stop this man: U.S. needs deeper involvement in Ukraine as Vladimir Putin raises the stakes

via Daily News Get his attention — Vladimir Putin must know that the U.S. has the means and the will to follow through with the harshest sanctions. In this age of instantaneous global communications, people don’t give a second thought to finding out what is happening on the other side of the world. A missing […]

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Vladimir Putin and the Lessons of 1938

March 16, 2014 More
Vladimir Putin and the Lessons of 1938

via POLITICO It’s been a busy few weeks for Vladimir Putin. In the last month, the Russian president has hosted the Olympic Games, invaded a neighboring country and massed troops along its border. Back in Moscow, the Kremlin has cranked up the volume of hysterical anti-Western propaganda to a roar while cracking down on the […]

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Putin Is Basking in an ‘Astonishing Leadership Vacuum’ | TIME.com

January 7, 2014 More
Putin Is Basking in an ‘Astonishing Leadership Vacuum’ | TIME.com

TIME.COM  By Karl-Theodor zu Guttenberg and Garry Kasparov. Since Vladimir Putin’s official return to power in 2012, the Russian President seems to have set his mind on teaching the rest of the world a few simple lessons. First, that he shall not be underestimated on the international stage; second, that Moscow will keep reasserting control over […]

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On cause and effect

December 31, 2013 More
On cause and effect

Garry Kasparov: The persecution of dissenters and opponents after the Olympics will only accelerate. The news of the sudden release of Russia’s #1 political prisoner Mikhail Khodorkovsky gave birth to multiple stories explaining the development. Some assumed that it was ordered by Putin to assure the presence of certain world leaders at the Sochi Olympics. […]

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