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Forget Grand Theft Auto, Play The EU's Security Policy Game


You can imagine the creative meeting on this one.

"But how do we make our security policy cool? We need to get the kids interested. What do kids like these days? Rap? Twilight?"

Yes, the Dutch Foreign Ministry has launched a video game to promote the EU's Security and Defense Policy and “reach people who don’t read books or articles about the subject but who may be tempted to learn something about the subject through playing a game.”

NeoConOpticon has more. And you can play the game here (in Dutch).

-- Luke Allnutt

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