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Col. Lee Ellis
Col. Lee Ellis
Former Prisoner of War
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      Col. Lee Ellis

      Col. Lee Ellis, USAF (Ret.), is an author and lecturer on the subject of leadership whose most recent book is “Leading With Honor: Leadership Lessons from the Hanoi Hilton.” For 1,953 days, he was a prisoner of war in the infamous Hoa Lo Prison in North Vietnam, better known as the “Hanoi Hilton.”

A deficit of courage

At the heart of the impending “fiscal cliff” is a problem more challenging than reaching whatever mix of revenue increases and spending cuts will be needed to bring America’s massive debt under control.