SWITZERLAND: The Heart of the Matter

A secret-service man must have many special qualities, but the one of least service to himself, or his country, is too ready and human a sympathy with the causes he is supposed to keep an eye on. Switzerland's Attorney General René Dubois, who personally operated the country's efficient 40-man counterintelligence organization, could not help but feel for France in her North African dilemma. A modest, hard-working tracker of spies, 48-year-old René Dubois, born on the French side of Switzerland and a member of the Swiss Socialist Party, spoke with impatience of the...

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