July 14, 2020

25 Years of Slam Dunk Diplomacy
Rodman trip comes after 25 years of basketball diplomacy between U.S. and North Korea

Illustration by NK NEWS illustrator Cammy Smithwick

NBA bad boy Dennis Rodman’s circus troupe delegation to North Korea was greeted by ridicule by most of the world. But does the Kim dynasty’s longtime basketball obsession hold the seed that will open North Korea to the world?