Advertisements

looking beyond borders

foreign policy and global economy

Belt, Road, and Ball? How China’s Soccer Diplomacy Handles Latin America

If “Ping-Pong diplomacy” smoothed out bumpy relations between China and the United States in the 1970s, soccer diplomacy may be China’s key to Latin America now. For at least a decade, soccer has played a role in China’s diplomatic relations with Latin America. Press conferences frequently refer to the sport as an area to increase cooperation and both of China’s policy papers, which outline the country’s official stance in the region, point to sports as a means of exchange, albeit in different ways.

Read Here – Forbes

 

Advertisements

Single Post Navigation

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

w

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

%d bloggers like this: