The European Response to International Terrorism

  • Georg Witschel

Abstract

Today Europe enjoys more freedom, security and prosperity than at any time in its history. Aggression, as traditionally understood, particularly in the form of a large-scale attack mounted by one state against another, is extremely unlikely in the foreseeable future. The European Security Strategy (ESS), adopted by EU heads of government on 12 December 2003 correctly reflects the situation in its introductory remarks: ‘Europe has never been so prosperous, so secure nor so free. The violence of the first half of the 20th Century has given way to a period of peace and stability unprecedented in European history.’2

Keywords

Depression Europe Insurance Coverage Transportation Income 

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