Constitutional Attorney Explains History of Government UFO Secrecy
Constitutional attorney Daniel Sheehan is one of the more credible and informed sources on the history of UFO non-disclosure. Having been involved with a number of cases tangentially related to the government’s UFO secrecy, he offers an insider’s view and sets the record straight about how private corporations have controlled government policy and why they have waged a disinformation campaign to protect their interests and consolidate power.
Over the past few years, the Pentagon has pivoted to admitting that UFOs (now referred to as Unidentified Aerial Phenomena or UAPs) are a real phenomenon. However, the question remains as to whether the public is being told the truth or whether a deeper cover-up is taking place.
There are some in the world of ufology who may wonder what Sheehan’s motives are, and which side of the fence he’s on, regarding his decision to take on former counterintelligence officer Luis Elizondo, as a client. But before addressing this question, Sheehan carefully recounts the strange history leading up to our contemporary period of ostensible disclosure.
After the Civil War, a group of roughly 30 families sought to dominate the instrumentalities of the United States by consolidating power into corporate structures that would influence global, geopolitical mechanisms, according to Sheehan. This group laid the foundation for a power structure that has maintained control for nearly two centuries, propping up fascist regimes in the aftermath of both World Wars, including the Third Reich.
By the time of the Roswell Incident of 1947, and in the post-WWII climate, the fledgling power brokers of the late-1800s were already well in control of the military-industrial complex.
When alien technology from the crash was studied, these groups found a way to monopolize it “so they could use it to the advantage of the United States and the western allies in the Cold War,” Sheehan said.
This strategy was operational up until 1991 when the Soviet Union dissolved. At this point, the United States, as well as all of Western civilization, began figuring out how to reorient itself after this decades-long confrontation.
According to Sheehan, the next step was “to prepare for an ongoing confrontation with China—the new rising Asian Empire.” In the mind of the Pentagon, the United States’ adversarial stance has been used as an excuse to develop the latest cutting-edge defense weaponry and aeronautical engineering, much of which has likley been back-engineered from alien technology.
The uptick in UFOs sightings worldwide has also increased the government’s resolve to develop more sophisticated tracking technology to find and identify these craft, Sheehan says. He cites the CIA’s newly formed Electromagnetic Intelligence Center, which has created equipment able to track electromagnetic signatures of UFOs with greater efficiency.
Sheehan also mentions another little-known entity called the Geospatial Intelligence Center. In addition to housing information about the 1947 Roswell incident, the GIC inside the Defense Department has been taking a closer look at the UFO situation, both technologically and in terms of public relations.
Before admitting to its knowledge of UFOs, one of the major decisions among those in power, was to disassociate from the term “UFO” to avoid bringing in “all the baggage” that has been associated with ufology, Sheehan says.
The idea was to replace the popular UFO moniker with UAP and focus only on the technology under the Defense Department’s weapons program. This became the catalyst for Elizondo to enter the scene in 2007 as director of the Advanced Aerospace Threat Identification Program (AATIP).
Although he was front and center when the more recent UAP videos were released to the media and published worldwide, Elizondo has come under scrutiny by a segment of the UFO community, as a potential source of disinformation. On the other side of the coin, he claims he has been on the receiving end of a military-government smear campaign.
Sheehan’s careful analysis of the UFO-government connection is intriguing, as is his historical perspective, which has set the stage and context for fascism, government secrecy, and an elite group’s efforts to maintain and consolidate power. His discussion moves us to recognize where the UAP phenomenon is leading, “why the extraterrestrial beings are not revealing themselves to us,” and why our human species “is not at the apex of a pyramid of conscious life in the universe,” as some may believe.
Avi Loeb's Galileo Project to Use Satellites to Scan Earth for UFOs
The search for UFOs usually has us looking out into the depths of space, but what if we flipped it around and looked towards the Earth from space? Can we find UFOs from above?
An attempt to search for UFOs by pointing satellites at Earth; that’s the idea in Harvard professor Avi Loeb’s latest article for The Hill.
Loeb, also the author of “extraterrestrial: The First Sign of Intelligent Life Beyond Earth,” and founder of the Galileo Project, explains,
“We are planning to use satellite data and potentially look at unidentified objects from above. Of course, the advantage of that is we can cover the entire Earth, if we put telescopes on the ground, we need to put a lot of them to cover the same area. The goal is to establish the reality of objects, first of all, from both directions; from above using satellite data, and from below using telescope systems, and one would guide the other. So, if we see regions of activity we can put our telescope systems there. If our telescope systems see something of interest, we can monitor what that thing does from satellite data. So, I think it’s an extremely powerful method of verifying and guiding the inquiry to the nature of unidentified aerial phenomena.
Founded in the summer of 2021, the goal of the Galileo Project is to bring the search for extraterrestrial technological signatures into the mainstream. What is the next step when we find something?
“The Galileo Project has two branches: one is to figure out the nature of any object near Earth. We plan to pursue that by using ground-based telescopes that we build, but also satellite data from Planet Labs, for example.