"Security Policies of the Turkey-EU Axis in Fighting Global Terror: An Alternative?
The expectation that the 21st century would be more peaceful for the people of the world reduced to pessimism with the September 11 tragedy and the ensuing terror attacks. The end of the Cold War brought about the third wave of democracy with the 1990s marking very promising developments for humanity. In fact, the high hopes that the Oslo Accord conveyed for the chronic Israeli-Palestinian question, the democratization process in the Eastern bloc, and the solution of the ethnic-religious strife in the Balkans with the efforts of various countries, Europe and the United States being the foremost, all came forth as auspicious signals that the future of our planet was to be safer and happier."
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