Why the Olympics Actually Don't Bring the World Together

In Foreign Policy, AHS speaker Michael Rubin discusses why "sports diplomacy" and the Olympics don't actually advance peace:

"Amid the controversy over the Russian government's crackdown on gays and against the backdrop of threats by al-Qaida-affiliated groups, the Olympic Charter's promise to "place sport at the service of the harmonious development of humankind, with a view to promoting a peaceful society concerned with the preservation of human dignity," seems increasingly tenuous."