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How the CIA uses board games to train its agents

Dungeons and Dragons, Pokémon card games and role-playing games are more than entertainment — they’re inspiration for the CIA. David Clopper, senior collection analyst with 16 years’ experience at the CIA, also serves as a game maker for the agency. Fro...