SECRET/NOFORN : This is a secret CIA review explaining and giving advice to US Government clandestine operatives regarding travel in the Schengen area of the EU, as they travel to conduct covert operations in the region. It explains the various border-control and watch-list systems, and how to *penetrate* with great detail. The review outlines, explains and details the risks to US operatives of the border crossing status within Schengen, It explains what border officials are trained to look for in travelers, and specifically describes Schengen collection and the usage of bio-metric data for ID-recognition.
Handbook written by- CIA - CHECKPOINT Identity and Travel Intelligence Program, from the Identity Intelligence Center (i2c) within the Directorate of Science and Technology.
The European Union’s Schengen biometric-based border-management systems pose a minimal identity threat to US operational travelers because their primary focus is illegal immigration and criminal activities, not counterintelligence, and US travelers typically do not fit the target profiles. US-documented operational travelers are not required to provide biometric data when crossing the Schengen area’s external borders.
(S//NF) = S means Secret, and NOFORN means NO FOREIGNERS.
HERE'S THE SECRET TRAVEL GUIDE FOR YOU IN A SERIES OF SCREENSHOTS:
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