U.S. Presidents Who Went to War: 5 Best in U.S. History
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Robert W. Merry


Does this man make the cut? 

Key Point: Obama? Trump? FDR? Who made it? 

Having recently explored the war decisions of the five worst wartime presidents of American history, we turn now to the country’s five greatest war presidents. Their success, like the failure of their counterparts at the bottom of the spectrum, offers lessons of presidential leadership worthy of notice and even study.

As noted earlier, of the country’s forty-four presidents, thirteen were...

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