Foreign News: Brave Professor

To be against neutrality in Switzerland is like being against virtue or ice-cream sodas in the U.S. The Swiss, trusting in their mountains, their tough little army, and their luck, have not been in a war for 137 years, have determinedly stayed out of Europe's attempt to organize a joint defense. Yet a bold, bad professor, one Marcel Beck of the University of Zurich, dares question the wisdom of Swiss isolationism. The National Day Committee, a well-meaning group which organizes patriotic rallies, invited Professor Beck to speak on the 661st anniversary celebration of Swiss independence. His speech was a shocker:

"The man...

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