Cover-Up Mechanisms

Cover-Up Mechanisms

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Following a massive wave of UFO activity in 1952, the CIA decided it was time to suppress public interest in the subject via a covert, mass-media program of "training and debunking."

The Missing Times: News Media Complicity in the UFO Cover-up by Terry Hanson

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According to Yuri Stroganov, heads the intelligence services of the USSR, Great Britain, United States and France held secret meetings in Geneva throughout 1956. There they reached an agreement regarding a policy of secrecy on 'the UFO problem', reportedly including: the pressurizing of witnesses (including death threats) to refrain from talking about their experiences; fabrication of false 'explanations' for sightings, the creation of a mechanism to ignore or play down the subject, involving the complicity of the military and scientific community as well as the media; and the inflitration of UFO research groups.21

Stonehill, Paul, The Secret UFO Files, Bramley Books, Quadrillion Publishing Ltd, Godalmig, Surrey, GU7 1XW, UK, 1998, p.41.

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There is clearly an international agreement in force between all governments to withhold information on alien and UFO phenomena. (13/p.421)


'Through official secrecy and ridicule, many citizens are led to believe the unknown flying objects are nonsense'.


The Missing Times: News Media Complicity in the UFO Cover-up by Terry Hanson

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