SWITZERLAND: Again Neutral

Little mountain-locked Switzerland, with a tradition of neutrality rooted four centuries back, kept out of the last war and is determined to keep out of the next. At the Congress of Vienna in 1815, France, Switzerland's neighbor on the west, assured her that her neutrality would be kept inviolate. Last week she received the same assurance from her other two neighbors, Italy and Germany, Europe's major nonLeague powers.

By an agreement drawn in London in 1920, governing Switzerland's adherence to the League, the nation was made exempt from any participation in League military...

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