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Is the BBC a victim of state capture? Alan Rusbridger finds a tight-knit political clique to be waging war on its founding principles. Plus: will Hezbollah be drawn into all-out war with Israel and we reveal the World’s Top Thinker, 2024

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A right-wing cabal, largely unaccountable, is waging war on the principles that made our public broadcaster great. It must not succeed

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