Autumn 2001

Rebuilding the City

Steven Malanga
Here is City Journal’s plan for repairing the economic and physical fabric of the city.
Brian C. Anderson
The building of the World Trade Center showed what happens when pols and bureaucrats, rather than the market, control redevelopment.
Michael Franck, Arthur Lohsen, James McCrery &Alexander Stoddart
City Journal’s plans for a rebuilt—and more vibrant—downtown.


Daniel Pipes
From 10 to 15 percent of the millions of Muslims in America are Islamist radicals. What protective steps must the nation take?
Farrukh Dhondy
Radical clerics are recruiting British Muslim kids as terrorists.


Heather Mac Donald
Intelligence sharing and accountability for investigators are the keys.
Mark Krikorian
Immigration officials haven’t taken terrorism seriously enough.

The Ideas War

Theodore Dalrymple
Our civilization is more precious, and more fragile, than most people suppose.
Victor Davis Hanson
At the Twin Towers, cops and firemen showed they really were New York’s Finest, New York’s Bravest.
Kay S. Hymowitz & Harry Stein
We’ll lose the war on terror if the political and cultural Left succeeds in sapping our resolve.



Steven Malanga
Our exclusive exit poll of the Democratic primary confutes the conventional wisdom about why Gotham’s voters vote as they do.
Theodore Dalrymple
Some foolishness is not personal but political.
Kay S. Hymowitz
New York’s social services industry pigs out on charity meant for the families of September 11 victims.
Myron Magnet
Roger Starr, City Journal’s editor from 1992 to 1993 and a contributor to the magazine since its birth 12 years ago, died in September at the age of 83.
Howard Husock
The drive to break up Los Angeles into smaller cities is gaining ground
Roger Kimball
Provocative conservative ad campaigns enlighten benighted campuses.


Oh, to be in England
Theodore Dalrymple
Stuyvesant Diarist
Sol Stern
Coming soon