Our Own Great Illusion

The Atlantic Council’s fantastic Art of Future Warfare project held a contest recently to write a front-page news article describing the fictional outbreak of “the next great power war.” The winning entry, as well as a few runners-up which were also published, tackled the question in fascinating and unique ways. This type of blended fiction, addressing serious questions though creative thinking, is one of the great joys of this genre.

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