The London Bombings

Slate’s take on the terrorist attacks.

Stir of Echoes: London 7/7 and New York 9/11,” by Carne Ross. Posted July 11, 2005.

The Morning After: From the Times’ ‘revulsion and resolve’ to the Sun’s call for internment camps,” by June Thomas. Posted July 8, 2005.

“Cartoon Box: London Bombing.” Posted July 8, 2005.

People Power: The terrorist plot to destroy democracy from within,” by William Saletan. Posted July 8, 2005.

“Today’s Papers: Behind the Bombings,” by Eric Umansky. Posted July 8, 2005.


Sang-Froid in London: Bloggers react to the bombings,” by Laurel Wamsley. Posted July 7, 2005.

Who Planted the Bombs?: How to verify a terrorist group’s claim of responsibility,” by Daniel Engber. Posted July 7, 2005.

Chertoff’s Bad Move: How not to respond to the London bombings,” by Tim Naftali. Posted July 7, 2005.

Safe Trains or Star Wars?: It’s time to consider the security budget—homeland and military—as a whole,” by Fred Kaplan. Posted July 7, 2005.

Dispatch From London: Stoicism and the city,” by David Plotz. Posted July 7, 2005.

The 9/11 Effect: Why financial markets reacted as they did,” by Daniel Gross. Posted July 7, 2005.

The Anticipated Attack: Don’t blame Iraq for the bombings,” by Christopher Hitchens. Posted July 7, 2005.

Dispatch From London: In the wake of the terrorist attacks,” by David Plotz. Posted July 7, 2005.