POLICE, FAA NOTIFIED AFTER SIGHTINGS OF UNIDENTIFIED AERIAL OBJECT OVER HAWAII
An unusual light that recently appeared in the night sky over Honolulu resulted in 911 calls to local law enforcement, as well as inquiries with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) about whether an aircraft might have crashed into the ocean. Read the full article here.
UFOS ARE STILL A MYSTERY, AND 2020 SHOWED US THE DOD IS PAYING ATTENTION
In June 1960, Rear Admiral Roscoe H. Hillenkoetter, third Director of Central Intelligence under the Truman Administration and first to direct the newly formed Central Intelligence Agency created under the National Security Act of 1947, went on the record with his views on UFOs.
“I know that neither Russia nor this country had anything even approaching such high speeds and maneuvers,” Hillenkoetter was quoted saying.
It would not be the last time a former CIA director would comment on UFOs’ perennially controversial topic, as recent days have shown. Within the final weeks of 2020, former CIA director John Brennan also weighed in on the subject, during a podcast interview with George Mason University economics professor Tyler Cowen. Read the full article over at The Debrief here!
UAP TASK FORCE TO PROVIDE REPORT TO SENATE INTELLIGENCE COMMITTEE
On December 28th, President Donald Trump signed into law an omnibus spending bill allocating $1.4 trillion in federal funding for the 2021 fiscal year. Covering everything from pandemic-relief provisions to defence spending, the massive bill also contains the FY 2021 Intelligence Authorization Act, which codifies U.S. covert and clandestine operations and defines reporting requirements to Congress. Read the full Debrief article here.
Former CIA Director says we should be open-minded about UFOs
John Brennan, the former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA), appeared on Tyler Cowen’s podcast Wednesday to discuss, in part, his personal view of the UFO phenomenon and what he believes these anomalous objects may be. Though he did not provide a definitive answer, he left open the possibility that these aerial objects may not be from this planet. Read the full article over on The Debrief.
Pentagon UAP Task Force
In an exclusive feature for The Debrief, U.S. military and intelligence officials, as well as Pentagon emails, offer an unprecedented glimpse behind the scenes of what’s currently going on with The Pentagon’s investigation into UFOs, or as they term them, “Unidentified Aerial Phenomena” (UAP). Click here to read all about it!
No Longer in Shadows, Pentagon’s U.F.O. Unit Will Make Some Findings Public
For over a decade, the program, now tucked inside the Office of Naval Intelligence, has discussed mysterious events in classified briefings. Here’s a link to the New York Times article.