Market Forces: The development of the EU Security-Industrial Complex

Market Forces: The development of the EU Security-Industrial Complex

A group of transnationals is receiving millions of euros of public research funds to develop surveillance technologies and increasingly invasive espionage, as revealed by a new report published by the Transnational InstituteStatewatch, the Delàs Center for Studies for Peace, International Institute for Nonviolent Action (NOVACT) and the Center for Education and Research for Peace (CEIPAZ).

The report Market forces reveals that the research program of the EU ‘Secure Societies’, which has a budget of 1700 million euros, has been largely defined by the influence of the sector of “internal security” and that , in this process, it is building a Europe that is increasingly militarized and focused on security.

Author: Chris Jones

You can download the executive summary in Spanish, and in English. And the full report in English.



 13/02/2018

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