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Top BBC editor sheds tears for Afghanistan

John Simpson reporting from Afghanistan in 2014 © BBC

Should a great reporter cry? Yesterday, the BBC’s seasoned World Affairs Editor reporting on Afghanistan’s looming “hell on earth” wept on air. Was it moving or unprofessional?

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