Security Architectures in the EU

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  • Brexit agreement: Close EU police cooperation with the UK continues

    Brexit agreement: Close EU police cooperation with the UK continues

    British authorities retain access to the EU-wide exchange of PNR data and are allowed to query biometric records in EU member states. Additional agreements regulate close cooperation with Europol and the rapid extradition of wanted persons. However, the UK must…

  • German proposal: Prohibited EU secret service cooperation through the back door

    German proposal: Prohibited EU secret service cooperation through the back door

    Although this violates EU treaties, the police agency Europol is to cooperate closely with secret services. This involves lists of suspicious persons originating from third countries. The individuals listed there will then be discreetly searched for throughout Europe. In fact,…

  • EU police forces plan new information system

    EU police forces plan new information system

    European police authorities have numerous applications for communication and information exchange. Member States are now developing another platform for large-scale police operations and terrorist attacks. The European domestic secret services have a similar system. Several European police authorities are developing…

  • EU database: European domestic secret services increasingly hunt abroad

    EU database: European domestic secret services increasingly hunt abroad

    50,000 people are under secret surveillance throughout Europe by the French police, another 50,000 are to be checked during routine police operations or when crossing the EU border. In the field of secret services, this wanted list is headed by…

  • EU opens its biggest database for secret services from third countries

    EU opens its biggest database for secret services from third countries

    In the Schengen Information System, police and secret services may, inter alia, issue alerts for secret monitoring. Authorities from non-EU states can now have searches carried out via a detour. The German government remains silent about the exact role of…

  • Secret documents: European domestic intelligence services networking worldwide

    Secret documents: European domestic intelligence services networking worldwide

    30 European domestic secret services cooperate with the foreign services Mossad and CIA. With other authorities of the “Five Eyes”, the “Club de Berne” exchanges information on “non-Islamic terrorism” and “right-wing and left-wing extremism”. Governments like Germany have so far kept…