A lack of confidence in Obama at home and abroad compounds the difficulties that are mounting in Afghanistan.
On the list of world problems, the difficulties of Paris taxi riders may seem to rank low.
In July 2013, I questioned Cipriani about the difficulties had while trying to open Bomba.
Ironically, for a man who owns a good chunk of Italian media, he blames his difficulties on a biased press.
Part of this reflects the difficulties of running a large publicly traded company.
Nobody was sure of him, and this cause augmented the difficulties of his position.
There was a pause, during which the young educator's difficulties were brushed aside.
"It is a wonderful event, but the difficulties must be immense," observed Ferrars.
When the difficulties came, he confronted them with patient stoicism.
It may be exciting, or you may just happen to avoid what difficulties there are.