This birthplace of the Red Cross has a history of armed neutrality. Despite its famous army, it has not been in a state of war for over 200 years.
Switzerland's policy of armed neutrality dates back to the Swiss Reformation in the 16th Century. It is one of the most developed countries in the world and has the highest nominal wealth per adult of any other country.
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