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Government Cover-Up

"The infrastructure needed to maintain and expand the level of secrecy which can deceive presidents and CIA Directors and senior congressional leaders and European Prime Ministers and the like is substantial - and illegal. Let me be clear, the entity which controls the UFO matter and its related technologies has more power than any single government in the world or any single identified world leader. The current state-of-the-art in secrecy is a hybrid, quasi-government, quasi privatized operation which is international - and functions outside of the purview of any single agency or any single government. ‘The Government' - as you and I and Thomas Jefferson may think of it - is really quite outside the loop. Rather, a select, tightly controlled and compartmentalized ‘black' or unacknowledged project controls these matters. Access is by inclusion alone and if you are not included, it does not matter if you are CIA Director, President, Chairman of Senate Foreign Relations or UN Secretary General, you simply will not know about or have access to these projects." Dr. Steven M. Greer, Understanding UFO Secrecy


The Majestic Documents

Majestic Documents.com is a groundbreaking look at the United States UFO program called Majestic and the top secret government documents that tell the story of presidential and military action, authorization, and cover-up regarding UFOs and their alien occupants. A remarkable work of investigative journalism, this website is the first to authenticate top secret UFO documents that tell a detailed story of the crashed discs, alien bodies, presidential briefings, and superb secrecy. Special attention is paid to the forensic authentication issues of content, provenance, type, style and chronology. The story the documents tell leaves the reader with little doubt that the cover-up is real, shocking, and at times unethical.

articles & documents

A Die-Hard Issue: CIA's Role in the Study of UFOs, 1947-90

Gerald K. Haines

In late 1993, after being pressured by UFOlogists for the release of additional CIA information on UFOs, (3) DCI R. James Woolsey ordered another review of all Agency files on UFOs. Using CIA records compiled from that review, this study traces CIA interest and involvement in the UFO controversy from the late 1940s to 1990. It chronologically examines the Agency's efforts to solve the mystery of UFOs, its programs that had an impact on UFO sightings, and its attempts to conceal CIA involvement in the entire UFO issue. What emerges from this examination is that, while Agency concern over UFOs was substantial until the early 1950s, CIA has since paid only limited and peripheral attention to the phenomena. R

Black Special Access Programs

Bernard Haisch, Ph.D.

The three-tier standard government security clearance levels are well known: confidential, secret and top secret. However just having a clearance at one of these levels does not automatically give access to any information at that level.

Explain This

Dennis Balthaser, 8/09/01

As I continue my research into the truth behind the 1947 Roswell Incident; (which the United States Air Force claims was a balloon with dummies), Area 51; (which according to the government is nothing more than a test facility for newly developed aircraft) and Underground Bases, (which are only facilities for commercial use), I continue to be amazed at the responses we as tax payers and citizen's of this country are supposed to condone.

Government Secrecy

Don Berliner, UFO Briefing Document

In the case of UFO phenomena, the question must be asked: what would give an un-elected government official the right to keep this information to himself, thereby depriving the rest of the world of possible knowledge of almost inconceivable magnitude and consequence? Such elitism by the officials of any government, much less a government based on the principles of democracy and individual rights, is a gross injustice not only to its own people, but to all people. R

Official Reticence

Wilbert B. Smith, official and independent Canadian UFO researcher

I am often asked if I can give an answer to the official reticence in the matter of flying saucers. I am afraid that there is no single reason, only a combination of circumstances, each contributing in their own way to a situation which would be ludicrous if it were really not so pathetic.

Some Thoughts on Keeping It Secret

Bernard Haisch, Ph.D.

The CIA, Official History, and You: A Study of Gerald Haines and UFOs

Richard M. Dolan

Let us be clear: regardless of the reality behind the UFO phenomenon – whether it represented an alien intelligence or human psychosis – the summer crisis of 1948 had many people in the American military and intelligence community thinking about this problem, and considering all solutions, including the extraterrestrial one. In a few brushstrokes, however, Gerald Haines painted a rough sketch implying exactly the opposite of what the historical record actually tells us. The extraterrestrial possibility was never considered, according to Haines. But the historical record (and the many military UFO reports from the 1940s) clearly shows that it was.

The CIA's Secret UFO Files (skeptical)

Jim Wilson, Popular Mechanics

The Central Intelligence Agency says it has finally come clean about UFOs. To absolutely no one's surprise, it knew more than it ever let on.  R

The UFO Cover-Up

Don Berliner, UFO Briefing Document

There are two major elements to the UFO mystery: the UFOs themselves and the intensive efforts by the governments of the world to withhold information about them. Neither the nature nor the purpose of the governments' actions are clearly understood. But this policy dates back to the latter part of World War II when UFO-like "foo fighters" were being reported by combat pilots. R

UFOs and the CIA

Reg A. Davidson, New Dawn Magazine, No. 36 (May-June 1996)

Ever since 1948 the CIA has maintained an interest in UFOs and remains tight-lipped to this very day on the subject, keeping evidence and documents on the phenomena many levels above Top Secret. R

Understanding UFO Secrecy

Dr. Steven Greer

The evidence regarding this subject is clear and overwhelming: It has not been difficult to make a compelling case for the reality of UFOs per se. What is a greater challenge is elucidating the architecture of secrecy related to UFOs (see the exposition of this matter contained in the paper entitled "Unacknowledged" by this author). But the greatest challenge is explaining the ‘why'. Why all the secrecy? Why a ‘black' or unacknowledged government within the government? Why hide the UFO/ET subject from public view? R

When Disclosure serves Secrecy

Dr. Steven Greer (CSETI), 1999

Ending the secrecy surrounding the UFO/ET subject is a laudable goal. It is long overdue. It would transform the world in ways both simple and profound. And yet it is fraught with danger. There are multiple scenarios attending the disclosure of the UFO subject-and not all of them have the best interests of humanity at heart.


Above Top Secret: The Worldwide U.F.O. Cover-Up Timothy GoodGood is a respected British broadcast journalist and UFO investigator. His main purpose in writing this book is to prove that many national governments continue to suppress information about UFOs that might prove disturbing to the public. Focusing on the post-World War II era, Good includes a large number of worldwide sightings many of which will be new to American readers. Buy from Amazon Buy from Barnes & Noble more info...
Dreamland: Travels Inside the Secret World of Roswell and Area 51 Phil PattonDreamland is an exploration of America's most secret place: the base for our experimental airplanes, the fount of UFO rumors, an offshoot of the Nevada Test Site. How this "black spot" came to exist - its history, its creators, its spies and counterspies - is Phil Patton's tale. He tunnels into the subcultures of the conspiracy buffs, the true believers, and the aeronautic geniuses, creating a novelistic tour de force destined to make us all rethink our convictions about American know-how - and alien inventiveness. Buy from Amazon Buy from Barnes & Noble more info...
The Day After Roswell Philip J. Corso, William J. BirnesA landmark expose firmly grounded in fact, The Day After Roswell puts a fifty-year-old controversy to rest. Since 1947, the mysterious crash of an unidentified aircraft at Roswell, New Mexico, has fueled a firestorm of speculation and controversy with no conclusive evidence of its extraterrestrial origin - until now. Colonel Philip J. Corso (Ret.), a member of President Eisenhower's National Security Council and former head of the Foreign Technology Desk at the U.S. Army's Research & Development department, has come forward to tell the whole explosive story. Backed by documents newly declassified through the Freedom of Information Act, Colonel Corso reveals for the first time his personal stewardship of alien artifacts from the crash, and discloses the U.S. government's astonishing role in the Roswell incident: what was found, the cover-up, and how these alien artifacts changed the course of twentieth-century history. Buy from Amazon Buy from Barnes & Noble more info...
The UFO Cover-Up: What the Government Won't Say Lawrence Fawcett, Barry J. GreenwoodAuthors Lawrence Fawcett and Barry J. Greenwood reveal in this fascinating, thought-provoking book, based on the government's own research and internal files, what they have learned about: UFO's as a threat to national security. UFO sightings at military bases in the United States, North Africa, and the Middle East. The cover-up role of the FBI and the CIA. The presidents, legislators, astronauts, military leaders, and international scientific authorities who are on record as in favor of renewed investigation of UFO's. Buy from Amazon Buy from Barnes & Noble more info...
UFO: The Government Files Peter BrookesmithDrawn from a vast archive of previously classified U.S. government material, UFO: The Government Files is a fascinating analysis of official involvement in the UFO phenomenon over the past 50 years. UFO: The Government Files takes an entirely objective view of official involvement in UFOs. Using the information released by or extracted from government agencies, and illustrated with many more actual government documents, this book reveals the true extent of USAF, CIA, and FBI conspiracy and misinformation. Buy from Amazon Buy from Barnes & Noble more info...
UFOs/FBI Connection: The Secret History of the Government's Cover-Up Bruce S. MaccabeeDetails the existence of the "real X-Files", knowledge held by the FBI and the U.S. Air Force on UFO sightings between the years 1947 to 1964, and withheld from the American people. Often filed under the title "Flying Discs: Security Matter-X", actual FBI and USAF documents are revealed here for the first time ever in any book. Buy from Amazon Buy from Barnes & Noble more info...