“Go” Diplomacy With China

By on January 19, 2011

In 1971, a Chinese and an American ping-pong player became friends. This resulted in mutual invitations to visit each others’ countries, and eventually to a visit to China by Nixon. The situation later became known as “ ping-pong diplomacy “: sports or games paving the way for greater ties between antipathetic entities. US relations with China are warmer today, but they could still use a …

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