The Current | Mar 1, 2013 | 21:58
The impact of basketball diplomacy on U.S. - North Korean relations
Former pro basketball player Dennis Rodman is in North Korea today. His trip has US policy-makers and pundits concerned the visit may undermine the West's policy goals there. We debate whether on the basketball mad Korean Peninsula there's such a thing as basketball diplomacy. Or is Dennis Rodman just shoring up a regime with little regard for human rights?