Contested Narrative Wargame in the Baltics


In late 2019, two civil affairs officers, now Army strategists, Lt Col Arnel David and Lt Col Jed Medlin (Game Director), helped Dr. John DeRosa facilitate a new wargame experiment for contested narratives in Riga, Latvia.


See the full article about this wargame by Arnel David and John DeRosa in the Strategy Bridge here.


"In our hyper-connected world, it is not only great powers but also a wide range of activists, extremists, and many others manipulating the information environment and employing powerful narratives to achieve strategic ends. There is a new premium on influence and, as Harari eloquently points out, it is this “mysterious glue” of stories that has enabled mass cooperation networks since the beginning of our human species."

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