Are Preplanned Exit Strategies a Good Idea in Military Conflicts


David Kampf: No, Having A Pre-planned Exit Strategy Is Not A Good Idea

Originally published as When Are Exit Strategies Viable, War on the Rocks October 2019

Outline of article

Premature and Problematic Planning

The Time Is Now

Focus on the intervention strategy, not the exit strategy

My Thoughts

Adam Wunische: Yes, having an exit strategy is absolutely necessary at the start of hostilities

Originally published as The Lost Art of Exiting A War

Outline of Article

Strategy Is Hard, But Worth It

Without An Exit Strategy The Right Conditions For A Withdrawal Are Never Apparent

The True Value of Strategy

Exit Strategies Are Necessary

My Thoughts