SWITZERLAND: Vive le Jura Libre!

A perennial threat to the stability of many European states is the demand of certain minorities, such as Spain's Basques or the Bretons of France, for regional autonomy. The most recent country to be struck by a wave of minority discontent is, of all places, peaceful little Switzerland. Investigating a suspicious fire at an army ammunition depot near Delémont on the French border recently, authorities found the letters FLJ—"Front de Libération Jurassien daubed on in fresh paint. The front is the more militant of two organizations representing dissident Swiss in the Jura...