Security Architectures in the EU

Schlagwort: Canada

  • German Police: Interventions more than doubled after exchange of passenger data

    German Police: Interventions more than doubled after exchange of passenger data

    The EU PNR Directive is leading to more and more interventions by the German authorities. An extension to rail, bus and ship travel is not yet off the table, but before that the Court of Justice in Luxembourg will rule on the legality of the law. Similar agreements with Canada and Japan are apparently no […]

  • Missiles and sensors: German technology for the Turkish drone war

    Missiles and sensors: German technology for the Turkish drone war

    Turkey’s best-selling armed drone is equipped with cameras from German company Hensoldt, a spokesperson confirms. The device could guide missiles developed with German help to a target. The government in Berlin also has a stake in the defence company. Turkey uses the drones for attacks that violate international law. For almost two decades, companies from […]

  • New regulation: Europol becomes quasi-secret service

    New regulation: Europol becomes quasi-secret service

    The EU police agency processes billions of personalised „big data“, much of it from governmental hacks or intelligence sources. The new Europol vice-director, who was trained in the French military, plays a special role. Now it’s up to the EU Parliament to decide. The day before yesterday, the EU interior ministers agreed on a mandate […]

  • Germany’s long road to drone power

    Germany’s long road to drone power

    The German Bundeswehr has been flying reconnaissance drones for 60 years, and now they are to be armed. In a study, the author describes all German military drones and the role of the Airbus Group. According to the UN Special Rapporteur on Extrajudicial Executions, Agnès Callamard, more than a hundred states have drones in military […]