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By Tom Nuttall  

I’d hate to distract you from all the goodies in our Gülen-flecked July issue, but you may be interested to know that our man in France Profonde, Tim King, has kicked his Prospect blog back into life just in time for the beginning of the French presidency of the EU. He’s writing regularly on defence, Sarkozy, Europe and other such matters over here. And check out intermittently amusing Onion-style news spoofing over at new site Newsbiscuit—I particularly enjoyed this report, on Gideon Gono, head of the Bank of Zimbabwe, being forced to write a letter to Robert Mugabe explaining why…

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