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    Why Militaries Should Play Games with Each Other

    Jonathan Cham , Deon V. Canyon

    Aug 14, 2020

    Honolulu Civil Beat

    With rising rates of COVID-19 and vulnerable populations at risk, Hawaii's people are understandably nervous about the upcoming Rim of the Pacific exercise scheduled for August. But COVID-19 cannot be a blanket check on international engagement by the U.S. military. With the effects of COVID-19 expected to last for decades, the forward thinking found in games may be exactly what is needed.

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