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Seoul’s sport diplomacy needs to get realistic

South Korea’s foreign policy is deadlocked as it seeks to manage problematic relations with North Korea and Japan. While Pyongyang persists in defying the international community with is missile programs, Seoul and Tokyo are engaged in a multi-pronged history/diplomatic/trade spat. All this suggests that one of South Korea’s customary soft-power instruments, sport diplomacy, faces headwinds. Even […]

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