Even here at cogitASIA we have been keeping an eye on Linsanity. Earlier this week, CSIS Korea Chair Victor Cha discussed whether Jeremy Lin’s new found fame will move the needle on broader relations between China and the United States. Dr. Cha has studied the interplay of sports and politics in Northeast Asia for many years, and is thus well positioned to describe political dynamics behind Lin’s rise to Andrew Schwartz. Watch their short conversation on Jeremy Lin’s story:
For more you read Victor’s post on CNN’s Global Public Square blog here
Dr. Victor Cha is senior adviser and Korea Chair at CSIS. He is also a professor of government at Georgetown University.