He added that he has liked and admired Anderson for years, and that NYTS has a strong reputation for its content and marketing efforts.
"We are delighted to be creating new opportunities for our cartoonists," he said of the deal, which NYTS and CAI executives had discussed over a number of years.
NYTS is marketing CAI to domestic and international clients in four categories:
NYTS, which made the first column available February 24, said Gorbachev "will offer commentary and analysis on the former Soviet Union and its relation to other world powers.
When asked if the column was ghostwritten, Brewer said NYTS received a letter from Gorbachev stating that he does the feature himself.