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  • Swiss soldiers in ceremonial guard. (Photo: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP)

    Dangerous entanglement of the Swiss Armed Forces with NATO

    Perpetual armed neutrality is one of the most important principles of Swiss foreign policy. The idea of neutrality is well anchored in our country, its people, and its history. To abolish it directly and openly is therefore not feasible. For several decades, however, efforts have been made to weaken and disintegrate the original concept of neutrality.