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Prospect's founding editor looks back over the 15 years since the magazine was launched—and picks his top ten articles

By David Goodhart   December 2010

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To edit is to choose. Now I have to pick the best of my choices during my time as editor, from the publication of the first issue in October 1995 up until now. But first, some thoughts on how the magazine has evolved over the past 15 years, and how it has reflected and contributed to the debates of its time.

When we launched in September 1995, Yitzhak Rabin was still prime minister of Israel (he was murdered two months later), Bill Clinton was heading towards re-election in the US and Tony…

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