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NEWSMAKER: The Rise & Legacy of Vladimir Putin

October 16, 2014 More
NEWSMAKER: The Rise & Legacy of Vladimir Putin

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 – 60:05 Tuesday, October 14, 2014 – 60:05 How far will Putin go to restore greater Russia? Garry Kasparov, David Remnick, Roger Altman and Masha Gessen assess the interplay of character and ambition in a discussion moderated by Sir Harold Evans. How far will Putin go to restore greater Russia? Garry […]

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The Exchange: Keeping Putin in check

October 16, 2014 More
The Exchange: Keeping Putin in check

Wednesday, October 15, 2014 – 12:19 Garry joins Jeffrey Goldfarb to discuss Russia, Ukraine, and why Russia’s president is the most dangerous man in the world.

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Kasparov: Unfortunately for Hong Kong protesters, it’s almost impossible to beat a savvy, modern autocracy

October 6, 2014 More
Kasparov: Unfortunately for Hong Kong protesters, it’s almost impossible to beat a savvy, modern autocracy

via Washington Post  by Garry Kasparov Why are the pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong enduring where their counterparts in my country failed? A simplistic answer is that even the student Hong Kongers who barely recall the 1997 handover from the United Kingdom to China are accustomed to their special status and rights relative to the […]

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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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