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  • Swiss army officer slammed for praising Nazi-era German general

    December 13, 2012 | 10:48 am

    A Swiss army commander reportedly praised Nazi-era German general Erwin Rommel before a group of officers, holding up Rommel as an example for the Swiss army to follow.

    According to a report in the Swiss newspaper Der Sonntag, the officer, a lieutenant colonel identified only as...

  • The Swiss Spin

    By Tom Tugend

    November 13, 1997 | 7:00 pm

    Swiss Ambassador Alfred Defago

    Has unremitting pressure on the Swiss government and its banks byAmerican Jewish organizations and supportive politicians becomecounterproductive, or will only constant prodding move the Swiss todo the right thing?

    The question is being spurred by a newly...