Bruce Bawer is the author of While Europe Slept: How Radical Islam Is Destroying the West from Within, which was nominated for a National Book Critics Circle Award. He lives in Oslo and blogs at

Arthur C. Brooks is a professor at Syracuse University’s Maxwell School of Public Affairs and Whitman School of Management. His most recent book is Who Really Cares. His next book, on happiness in America, will be released in the spring of 2008.

Theodore Dalrymple, a physician, is a contributing editor of City Journal and the Dietrich Weismann Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. His current book is Romancing Opiates: Pharmacological Lies and the Addiction Bureaucracy.

Nicole Gelinas, a City Journal contributing editor and the
Searle Freedom Trust Fellow at the Manhattan Institute, is a Chartered Financial Analyst.

David Gratzer, a physician, is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. His current book is The Cure: How Capitalism Can Save American Health Care.

Victor Davis Hanson is a contributing editor of City Journal and a classicist and military historian at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. For his reading list on military history, visit

Heather Mac Donald is a contributing editor of City Journal and the John M. Olin Fellow at the Manhattan Institute. She is the author of Are Cops Racist? and The Burden of Bad Ideas, and the coauthor, with Victor Davis Hanson and Steven Malanga, of The Immigration Solution.

Myron Magnet is the author of The Dream and the Nightmare: The Sixties’ Legacy to the Underclass. He is City Journal’s editor-at-large and was its editor from 1994 through 2006.

Steven Malanga is senior editor of City Journal and a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute. He is the author of The New New Left, a collection of his City Journal essays.

Judith Miller is a Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist who writes about national security issues. She has written or coauthored four books, including Germs: Biological Weapons and America’s Secret War.

John Robb is a software entrepreneur and former air force special-operations pilot. His new book, Brave New War, provides a road map of terrorism’s future.

Sol Stern is a contributing editor of City Journal and the author of Breaking Free: Public School Lessons and the Imperative of School Choice.

Jerry Weinberger is a professor of political science at Michigan State University. His latest book is Benjamin Franklin Unmasked: On the Unity of His Moral, Religious, and Political Thought.

Cover artist Fabrice Moreau, born in Blois, graduated from Paris’s École Nationale Supérieure des Arts Appliqués et des Métiers d’ Art. On the cover: his watercolor of the Dakota, on the Upper West Side. From New York Sketchbook by Fabrice Moreau.


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