April 10, 2021
Ping Pong Diplomacy: Made in Japan
By John Darwin Van Fleet
Remembering the Chinese, Japanese, and American table tennis players who paved the way for a historic diplomatic opening.
October 05, 2020
A New Phase for China’s Ping-Pong Diplomacy in Syria
By Sophie Zinser
Young Syrian table tennis star Hend Zaza is China-bound, just as China’s ambitions in the Levant intensify.
January 09, 2014
Interview with Nicholas Griffin
By Justin McDonnell
The Diplomat interviews Nicholas Griffin, the author of Ping-Pong Diplomacy
March 01, 2013
Why Rodman’s Trip Isn’t Ping Pong Diplomacy
Dennis Rodman may be winning the hearts of North Korean fans, but this trip isn’t statecraft.
February 13, 2013
The Legacy of Ping-Pong Diplomat Zhuang Zedong
Ping-pong legend Zhuang Zedong, who helped open U.S.-China diplomatic relations, has died at 72.