Since time is sadly winding down on Barack Obama’s presidency, he is now reflecting on his last eight years in office.
During an interview for Fox News on Sunday, President Obama revealed that his biggest regret while serving as commander-in-chief came at the hands of the elimination of Libyan dictator Moammar Gadhafi.
In 2011, President Obama gave the go-ahead for an intervention that helped remove the leader from power, but that action left the African country in deep turmoil, and they have yet to recover.
Lack of a sufficient plan on how to handle the situation afterwards, Obama revealed, was the worst mistake he’s made as president.
“Probably failing to plan for the day after what I think was the right thing to do in intervening in Libya,” he said.
The Gaddafi removal left the country in extreme chaos as a result of an insufficient government following the dictator’s demise.
As for his biggest accomplishment? POTUS shared that he confidently believes that his actions in the beginning of his presidency following the 2008 recession greatly helped the American people by “saving the economy from a Great Depression.”