From the December, 2007 issue of Touchstone
Western Troika by Joan Frawley Desmond

Western Troika

The President, The Pope, and the Prime Minister: Three Who Changed the World
by John O’Sullivan
Regnery, 2006
(360 pages, $27.95, hardcover)

reviewed by Joan Frawley Desmond

In The President, the Pope, and the Prime Minister, John O’Sullivan, National Review editor at large and a veteran British journalist, describes the parallel and intersecting goals and experiences of John Paul II, Ronald Reagan, and Margaret Thatcher.

His special contribution is the juxtaposition of his protagonists’ inspired public moves with once secret commentary from Politburo meetings. He shows that while Western diplomats—in the Vatican as well as WashingtonR . . .


This article is only available to subscribers.

Login to Touchstone Online

Not a subscriber? Subscribe to Touchstone today for full online access. Over 30 years of content!

subscription options

Purchase
Online Subscription

Get a one-year full-access subscription to the Touchstone online archives for only $19.95. That's only $1.66 per month!

Purchase Print &
Online Subscription

Get six issues (one year) of Touchstone PLUS full online access for only $29.95. That's only $2.50 per month!

Transactions will be processed on the secure server of The Fellowship of St. James website, the publisher of Touchstone.

OR get a subscription to Touchstone to read on your Kindle for only $1.99 per month! (This option is KINDLE ONLY and does not include either print or online.)

Your subscription goes a long way to ensure that Touchstone is able to continue its mission of publishing quality Christian articles and commentary.


more from the online archives

27.4—July/August 2014

The Things Freely Given

The Bible, Sacred Theology & the Mind of Christ by Patrick Henry Reardon

19.10—December 2006

Workers of Another World United

A Personal Commemoration of Poland’s Solidarity 25 Years Later by John Harmon McElroy

26.1—Jan/Feb 2013

The Destroyer of Peace

on Abortion as a Matter of National Welfare by W. Ross Blackburn

Touchstone is published by

All content The Fellowship of St. James — 2018. All rights reserved.
Returns, refunds, and privacy policy.