The long-awaited New York Times article on the government’s involvement in researching everything UFO has been published.
The New York Times article’s authors, Ralph Blumenthal and Leslie Kean, write at length about information that has been circulating in UFO circles for many years, but which has previously been ignored or unsubstantiated by mainstream media.
Some of the information has been reported previously on Mystery Wire and was discussed this week on the Mystery Wire podcast.
The article’s headline is No Longer in Shadows, Pentagon’s U.F.O. Unit Will Make Some Findings Public.
One of the new details is about astrophysicist Eric Davis. The Times reports Davis said he gave a classified briefing to a Defense Department agency in March of 2020 and the topic was about retrievals from off-world vehicles not made on this earth.
Davis lived in Las Vegas for years and worked for Robert Bigelow’s National Institute for Discovery Science (NIDS) organization and was also directly involved with Bigelow Aerospace Advanced Space Studies (BAASS), created to carry out the Advanced Aerospace Weapon Systems Applications Program (AAWSAP) contract from the Defense Intelligence Agency.
Davis was also one of the principal investigators looking into strange happenings at Skinwalker Ranch in Utah.
Davis told the Times he gave classified briefings on the same topic to the staff of members of the Senate Armed Services Committee on October 21, 2019 and then the Senate Intelligence Committee two days later.
The Senate Intelligence Committee is led by Senator Marco Rubio (R-FL). Sen. Rubio has also made headlines recently by talking on camera about his request for funding to run an Unidentified Aerial Phenomena (UAP) task force at the Office of Naval Intelligence. This was revealed when Sen. Rubio put the language of the request into the 2021 Intelligence Authorization Act.
The Times writes that it did ask Committee staff members for comment and got no response.
Sen. Rubio was recently interviewed by an investigative reporter who works for the CBS television station in Miami. The reporter, Jim DeFede, asks Sen. Rubio, “Are we alone?” To which, Sen. Rubio gives a lengthy answer: