Share this

The Steady Leadership of George H.W. Bush: A Review Essay of Destiny and Power
Meena Bose reviews Jon Meacham’s biography Destiny and Power: The American Odyssey of George Herbert Walker Bush. She ?nds that Bush’s diplomatic expertise and collegial leadership style raise important questions about the role of the presidency in the American political system.

More by This Author

American Umpire, Elizabeth Cobbs Hoffman Reviewed by Meena Bose

Bending History: Barack Obama’s Foreign Policy, Kenneth G. Lieberthal, Michael E. O’Hanlon and Martin S. Indyk Reviewed by Meena Bose

Politics and Strategy: Partisan Ambition and American Statecraft, Peter Trubowitz Reviewed by Meena Bose

The Will to Believe: Woodrow Wilson, World War I, and America's Strategy for Peace and Security, Ross A. Kennedy Reviewed by Meena Bose more by this author

How America Goes to War, Frank E. Vandiver
Reviewed by Meena Bose

The Political Use of Military Force in US Foreign Policy, James David Meernik
Reviewed by Meena Bose

Waging Peace: How Eisenhower Shaped and Enduring Cold War Strategy, Robert R. Bowie and Richard H. Immerman
Reviewed by Meena Bose

About PSQ's Editor

Demetrios James Caraley

Full Access

Join the Academy of Political Science and automatically receive Political Science Quarterly.

Editor’s spotlight

Remembering Fred I. Greenstein

Eisenhower as an Activist President: A Look at New Evidence
Fred I. Greenstein

Search the Archives

Publishing since 1886, PSQ is the most widely read and accessible scholarly journal with distinguished contributors such as: Lisa Anderson, Robert A. Dahl, Samuel P. Huntington, Robert Jervis, Joseph S. Nye, Jr., Theda Skocpol, Woodrow Wilson

view additional issues

New APS Book

Continuing Issues in U.S. National Security Policy   CONTINUING ISSUES IN U.S. NATIONAL SECURITY POLICY

Most read

Articles | Book reviews

Understanding the Bush Doctrine
Robert Jervis

The Study of Administration
Woodrow Wilson

Notes on Roosevelt's "Quarantine" Speech
Dorothy Borg

view all

About US

Academy of Political Science

The Academy of Political Science, promotes objective, scholarly analyses of political, social, and economic issues. Through its conferences and publications APS provides analysis and insight into both domestic and foreign policy issues.

Political Science Quarterly

With neither an ideological nor a partisan bias, PSQ looks at facts and analyzes data objectively to help readers understand what is really going on in national and world affairs.

Stay Connected

newsstand locator
About APS