Unmarked by war save for a barbed-wire fence along its eastern frontier to keep war criminals out, the peewee principality of Liechtenstein (area 65 sq. mi., pop. 11,500) last week coasted calmly into the problems of peace. No invader had threatened its soil or sovereignty, but new ideas had spilled over from neighboring Italy, Austria, Switzerland.

The wartime Government of Premier Josef Franz Hoop, rocklike conservative, had dutifully resigned. Named new Premier last week was Dr. Alexander Frick, rocklike conservative. His program: extended socialization. In his clifftop castle Prince Francis Joseph II...

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