By Julian Pecquet - 08/09/12 01:00 PM EDT
In other news:
Republican Gov. Haley Barbour invites French millionaires to avoid the socialist government's new surtax by settling in Mississippi. [Foreign Policy]
In other news from France, former President Nicolas Sarkozy caused a firestorm by stepping out of retirement to urge for foreign intervention in Syria. [The New York Times]
What you might have missed on Global Affairs:
Obama offers condolences to India's prime minister over Sikh temple shooting
Official: State-DOD team preparing to contain shoulder-fired missiles in Syria
Romney's national-security pick criticized by conservatives
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