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The UFO whistleblower and the search for extraterrestrial life

By Henry Mance

28 Jul 2023 · 9 min read

On Wednesday, a respected former US intelligence official told a congressional committee that, in effect, aliens exist.

He spoke under oath and with no trace of doubt. He claimed that the US government had operated a secret programme for retrieving non-human spacecraft since the 1930s. It had even retrieved bodies. He knew of “multiple colleagues” who had been “physically injured” both by non-human actors and by people in government looking to cover up their existence.

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