Olympic Truce? Not! Emerging Political Science Shows Us that International Sports Are Actually Bad for World Peace

from  Global Dispatches -- World News That Matters

Feb 7, 2018

 

All eyes turn to South Korea for the start of the Winter Olympics this week. There is always a political political component to this Olympics and indeed all major international sporting events. This year, much of the commentary will focus on how the olympics is providing a platform for cooperation between the Koreas--they are marching under a single flag and joining forces for Women's hockey.  But emerging political science suggests that contrary to popular perception, international sporting ev...more

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