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How should we rate 2008? (3)

Which political and cultural events have been most overrated and underrated this year? We asked 100 Prospect writers

By prospect   January 2009

Prospect ‘s “overrated and underrated” events of the year are divided alphabetically, by author surname, into four parts: click here to read parts one , two , three and four .

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Josef Joffe publisher/editor of Die Zeit

Underrated Victory in the Iraq war. Prospect reported it first in an article by Bartle Bull in the October 2007 issue. What sounded outlandish then, is the facts now. Casualty figures for coalition forces and Iraqi civilians have come to one-tenth of what they were in 2005/06, one province after…

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