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Here are our favourite Prospect articles of the year

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Are criminals born or made? New research suggests that some people have a stronger innate tendency towards violence than others. Daniel Dennett asks whether this should change the way we think about crime and punishment

Does Eastern Europe still exist? We should forget the clichés, argues Anne Applebaum

The relentless charm of Nigel Farage Edward Docx explains the secret of Ukip’s success

Admit it—we lost in Afghanistan Britain needs answers to five questions about its longest war,…

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