I am well aware of the Uzbek president's appalling reputation in the field of human rights as well as the environment. I made the decision to play there in spite of that."
"I have come to believe that cultural boycotts are not only pointless gestures, they are counter-productive, where proscribed states are further robbed of the open commerce of ideas and art and as a result become even more closed, paranoid and insular."
I'll take it from his remarks that he will understand why we sometimes work with flawed and imperfect governments in the pursuit of a greater good.
Wasn’t he one of the “no nukes” pukes?
Which of the daughters was it? The younger one appears to be a philanthropist.
Someone should look up his “pointless gestures” conducted against South Africa.