Security Architectures in the EU

Tag: Frontex Files

  • Frontex and the use of force

    Frontex and the use of force

    With the “Standing Corps”, the EU has an armed police force for the first time. The use of guns and other means of coercion is to be monitored by a “Committee on the Use of Force”, whose members are selected…

  • Frontex Files: The Military-Border Police Complex

    Frontex Files: The Military-Border Police Complex

    Following Freedom of Information requests, the EU Border Agency has released over one hundred presentations, most of which feature companies promoting their military technologies for securing Europe’s external borders. Deployments to counter migration use drones, satellites, high-resolution cameras and radars,…