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French bureaucrat accused of spying for North Korea

In a case that is bizarre even by the standards of North Korean espionage, a French bureaucrat has been accused of being an operative for Pyongyang. He may have spied for a roguish, nuclear-armed dictatorship, but the smooth-faced, bespectacled Benoit Quennedey does not fit the profile of superspook James Bond or supervillain Ernst Blofeld. The […]