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David Patrikarakos is a contributing editor at The Daily Beast and author of a forthcoming book on social media and war. The opinions in this article belong to the author.
(CNN)If the 21st century has taught us anything, it is that to fight a successful war an army needs a successful exit strategy. Bereft of one, while it may win the military battle, it will ultimately lose the strategic war.