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What has our current President been challenged with?

Perhaps our next Commander in Chief wants to take a few lessons learned. What is the number one item on the top ten?

Do not deflect blame onto others. Take personal responsibility when foreign policies implode — and at least a few will. Read Churchill’s speech after the fall of Tobruk. Presidents do not scapegoat Congress, the opposite political party, the secretary of state, the last president, cable news, obscure video-makers — or the American people — for an intervention gone badly. Telling the truth is far easier and simpler than inventing a web of Sunday-morning-television talking points, excuses, lies, and pretexts.

Source: Obama’s Successor: Foreign-Policy Advice

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