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‘At first I thought, this is crazy’: the real-life plan to use novels to predict the next war

31 mins | Jul 7, 2021
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Are they on to something? Three years ago, a small group of literary scholars at a German university launched an unprecedented collaboration with the military — using novels to try to pinpoint the world’s next conflicts. Philip Oltermann explores the sensory talent of Project Cassandra that helped the German defence ministry predict the future.
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