The former head of the US’ Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) just lately mentioned it was affordable to assume that alien life exists within the universe and may be visiting our planet.
John Brennan, who served as CIA director between 2013 and 2017 and as White House homeland safety adviser earlier than that, made the remarks to US economist Tyler Cowen on the latter’s podcast final week.
“I’ve seen some of those videos from Navy pilots, and I must tell you that they are quite eyebrow-raising when you look at them,” Brennan mentioned. He famous the primary job in analyzing proof of that sort is to remove doable pure phenomena. “You really have to approach it with an open mind, but get as much data as possible and get as much expertise as possible brought to bear,” he famous.
However, he wouldn’t low cost the chance that some UFOs are of clever, extraterrestrial origin.
“I think some of the phenomena we’re going to be seeing continues to be unexplained and might, in fact, be some type of phenomenon that is the result of something that we don’t yet understand and that could involve some type of activity that some might say constitutes a different form of life,” he added.
“When I first heard the interview I thought he was going to play it safe, and his mention of weather phenomena reinforced that view,” Pope informed Fox News on Monday.
“But for him then to begin speculating about one thing individuals ‘would possibly say constitutes a special type of life’ was extraordinary. While it might have been a slip of the tongue and an inadvertent muddling of tenses, I used to be additionally fascinated to hear him point out not simply the earlier US Navy UFO sightings, however ‘a few of the phenomena we’re going to be seeing,’ as if he was speaking about future occasions,” he added.
In August, CNN reported, citing unnamed protection sources, that the Pentagon was opening its personal job power for investigating UFO sightings. However, it, too, has an extended historical past of monitoring UFOs. In 1969, the US Air Force introduced its Project Blue Book had concluded UFOs had been completely irrelevant to nationwide safety and weren’t alien craft. However, the trouble to observe and perceive UFO phenomena reportedly secretly continued below the aegis of different names, such because the Advanced Aviation Threat Identification Program that started in 2009 and which the Pentagon mentioned led to 2012.