TheCIA’s choice to declassify more than 3 years worth of UFO documents is a “real-life X-Files,” according to one expert.
NickPope, a previous worker and UFO detective for Britain’s Ministry of Defense, stated there are some “fascinating” documents in the files, which are more than 2,700 pages. However, the odd way in which they were released and problems browsing them will “fuel conspiracy theories.”
“There’s an irony in the UFO community expecting to find a smoking gun in material released by an organization they believe is part of a cover-up, and recent revelations about the Pentagon’s AATIP program and the [Unidentified Aerial Phenomena] Task Force suggest anyone looking in CIA files for the answer to the UFO mystery is looking at the wrong agency,”Pope stated in an e-mail to FoxNews “Perhaps these are the documents the government wants people to see, a bit like a magician who does something flamboyant with one hand, to draw people’s attention, while the important thing is going on in his other hand, behind his back.”
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TheAdvanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP) was formed in 2007 at the wish of previousSen Harry Reid, Fox News formerly reported. It supposedly stopped operations in 2012, however in 2017 TheNew York Times reported the Department of Defense was still examining prospective episodes of unknown flying items.
The just recently released documents were submitted to The Black Vault, a government-centric site run by John Greenewald Jr., who got them by means of a variety of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) demands over the previous couple of years.
Last year, Greenwald acquired the CD-ROM that was produced by theCIA In a declaration on his site, Greenwald stated the CIA “claims this is their ‘entire’ declassified collection,” however included there is no chance to validate that. “Research by The Black Vault will continue to see if there are additional documents still uncovered within the CIA’s holdings.”
Thereare a variety of person documents in the release, consisting of the 1976 story of a federal government authorities being handed intelligence on numerous UFO sightings.
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Perhaps coincidentally, the U.K. likewise released its so-called “X-files,” a file chest of reported UFO- associated sightings early in 2015. The Royal Air Force ran a UFO system for 50 years however shut it down in 2009 after pertaining to the conclusion that none of the reports used proof of a genuine danger.
After the U.K.’s choice to release reported UFO sightings online, 61% of Americans surveyed stated they desired the U.S. federal government to do the very same.
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The release of the almost 2,700 pages of declassified documents comes simply a number of weeks after the New York Post reported that the current COVID-19 relief and federal government financing expense offered the Pentagon 6 months to expose what they learn about UFOs.
InAugust, the Pentagon revealed it was developing a job force to “detect, analyze and catalog” unknown aerial phenomena.