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Asia Pacific Politics

Is football finally making its way home to China?

The Chinese government is well aware of the benefits of football in promoting their own ideological agenda, nationalism and political unity.

Middle East/North Africa Politics

Red card for FDI in Qatar?

Various human rights and construction controversies in Qatar have marred its 2022 FIFA World Cup bid. The latest revelations of corruption in FIFA and the resignation of Sepp Blatter cast

International Politics

FIFA arrests show US legal system extends far beyond its borders

Businesses and organizations like soccer governing body FIFA may think that their international operations are out of US prosecutors’ reach, but that is far from true. A number of laws

Economics Latin America

Brazil’s economic downturn provides opportunity for shrewd investors

Brazil’s economy, generally considered one of the safest bets among emerging markets, is on shaky ground. While many investors are fleeing, shrewd investors can take advantage of opportunities at steep discounts.