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Foreign Policy
10 mins | May 13, 2020

Strategists have forgotten the power of stories

Science fiction, strategy and national security: here's how the arts are invaluable for strategists. "The long shadow of the Trojan War reminds us that creative methodologies are essential components of the national security and foreign-policy toolkit. And we will need to use all the tools we can get in order to figure out our way forward while COVID-19 ravages an already complicated world." Kathleen J. McInnis, writing in Foreign Policy, demonstrates why fiction is not frivolous.

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