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The UFO Report from U.S. Intelligence May Blow Minds

U.S. intelligence agencies are at the crossroads — they will soon formally acknowledge UFO/UAP reality or they will commit to a new generation of deception.

Bryce Zabel
Mar 21 · 11 min read
The Director of National Intelligence has until June 25, 2021 to produce an unclassified report on UAP for the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence.

STATUS: The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence has demanded an unclassified UAP report by June 25, 2021. It will be a huge test of UFO transparency and openness for the Biden Administration.

“There are a lot more sightings than have been made public. Some of those have been declassified. And when we talk about sightings, we are talking about objects that have been seen by Navy or Air Force pilots, or have been picked up by satellite imagery that frankly engage in actions that are difficult to explain. Movements that are hard to replicate that we don’t have the technology for. Or traveling at speeds that exceed the sound barrier without a sonic boom.

In short, things that we are observing that are difficult to explain. There’s actually quite a few of those. Sometimes we wonder whether or not our adversaries have technologies that are a little bit further down the road than we thought or than we realized. But there are instances where we don’t have good explanations for some of the things that we have seen. When we talk about sightings, it’s not just a pilot or just a satellite, or some intelligence collection. Usually we have multiple sensors that are picking up these things.”

U.S. intelligence agencies are at the crossroads — they will acknowledge UAP formally or they will commit to a new generation of deception.

“The military and others are taking this issue seriously which I think in previous generations may not have been the case.”

“I would take it one step at a time. I’m not saying that’s what it’s all about… I don’t know the answer to what it is… And we need to find out if we can.”

“We have things flying around military bases and places where we’re conducting military exercises, and we don’t know what it is and it isn’t ours. So that’s a legitimate question to ask and I’d say frankly if it’s something outside this planet it would actually be better than the fact that we’ve seen some technology leap on behalf of the Russians, the Chinese or some other adversary that allows them to conduct this sort of activity. The bottom line is, if there are things flying over military bases and you don’t know what they are, they’re not yours, and they exhibit potential technologies you don’t have at your disposal, that to me is a national security risk and one we should be looking into.”

“I’ve seen some of those videos from Navy pilots, and I must tell you that they are quite eyebrow-raising when you look at them. It’s vital for professional analysts to not go into this particular type of challenge by rejecting types of possibilities or believing in advance that it is certainly either X, Y, or Z. You try to ensure that you have as much data as possible in terms of visuals and also different types of maybe technical collection of sensors that you have at the time. Were there some things that were happening on the ground, or other types of phenomena that could help explain what seems to be quite a mystery as far as what is there?

John Brennan talks about UAP with George Mason University

Life is defined in many different ways. I think it’s a bit presumptuous and arrogant for us to believe that there’s no other form of life anywhere in the entire universe. When people talk about it, is there other life besides what’s in the States, in the world, the globe? What that might be is subject to a lot of different views. But I think some of the phenomena we’re going to be seeing continues to be unexplained and might, in fact, be some type of phenomenon that is the result of something that we don’t yet understand and that could involve some type of activity that some might say constitutes a different form of life.”

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Bryce Zabel

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Writer/producer in features & TV. Creator, five primetime series. Ex: TV Academy CEO; CNN reporter; USC professor. Author: Beatles, JFK what-ifs. UFO analyst.

Trail of the Saucers

Remixing UFO/UAP News, Culture, Analysis, History & Opinion from an Expanding Collective of Writers

Bryce Zabel

Written by

Writer/producer in features & TV. Creator, five primetime series. Ex: TV Academy CEO; CNN reporter; USC professor. Author: Beatles, JFK what-ifs. UFO analyst.

Trail of the Saucers

Remixing UFO/UAP News, Culture, Analysis, History & Opinion from an Expanding Collective of Writers

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