Only three days after MacDill Air Force Base reopened from a mandatory evacuation due to Hurricane Irma, UFOs were once again photographed near it. This time, the UFO’s were cigar-shaped, and at least 100 meters in size according to the photographer, JP (a pseudonym), who I have known for nine years and is a very credible source.
On September 14, at around 3 pm (EDT) JP took a series of 11 photos and also video of the cigar-shaped UFO which appeared approximately two miles from MacDill AFB. Several orb-like objects were also moving around the cigar-shaped ship, which first appeared coming out of the clouds, according to JP’s eyewitness account.
Further, he says that during the six minutes of filming and photographing the incident, all city noises ceased around him and it became very quiet and peaceful. Yet that quickly changed after the cigar UFO disappeared back into the clouds.
What follows below is a short mp4 of the 11 photos JP sent to me, which show the cigar UFO and possible companion craft nearby in the first five photos of the series.
Below is a composite of three of the images which most clearly show the cigar-shaped UFO, with added close-ups at the top of the composite. The first image shows approximately five orb-like objects, which JP said were in the vicinity of the craft.
JP emphasized that he felt very calm and peaceful during the sighting as all around him turned quiet. This makes him suspect that the craft was extraterrestrial in nature since his feelings were very different during the flying triangle sightings he photographed from September 1 to 7.
As discussed in my first article on JP’s flying triangle photos, he first got in touch with me in 2008 to talk about his extraterrestrial contact experiences he had in Brazil. Later it became clear that this was a human-looking “Nordic” group of extraterrestrials communicating with him.
During his previous contact experiences, JP has told me that he had feelings of peace and calm, and his encounter with the cigar-shaped craft had generated a similar emotional impact on him. This is why he believes this photographed craft is extraterrestrial rather than part of the USAF secret space program.
Then something occurred after he took the 11 photos and video that was very upsetting for JP. He says that after the cigar UFO departed, the ambient noise returned and he received a phone call. The person on the line was very abrupt and threatening. The male voice told JP, “don’t put [out] no videos, delete [them]”, then he hung up.
Immediately after receiving the call, JP said it began to rain, and two lightning bolts struck the ground in succession about 20 feet (7 meters) from him. He felt very intimidated by the events and decided to delete the video, but to keep the nine photos which he soon sent to me.
As to who called him, a clue comes from another incident JP told me about which occurred on the previous day, September 13. JP had been assigned to visit a private residence for his job where he and the customer began talking. Here he received a veiled warning as he explains:
I was at a customer’s house and we were talking. We were talking about weather manipulation. I never actually talked to this customer before. He told me something really, really interesting. The house that is in front of his is the house of the commander of the CIA at MacDill Air Force Base… I got cold feet, cold hands, the customer said we’re watching you … He went inside.
What this exchange suggests is that CIA operatives are closely monitoring JP who is being allowed to photograph antigravity flying triangle craft near MacDill, which are operated by Special Operations Command.
JP knows a covert operative from MacDill who has befriended him, and who has been revealing details of various special forces operations involving the flying triangles out of MacDill. Further, JP says that he has also been abducted by the flying triangles on various occasions and taken to place where he has encountered human looking extraterrestrials.
It appears that a group of extraterrestrials, which are cooperating with Special Operations Command, are allowing JP to photograph their vehicles near MacDill AFB. What this suggests is that Nordic extraterrestrials are actively working with Special Operations Command to disclose the existence of antigravity flying triangles and also the existence of extraterrestrial life.
Such a scenario is bolstered by a leaked 1989 Defense Intelligence Agency document which discussed how Nordic extraterrestrials are friendly, and can be relied on as opposed to other extraterrestrial groups. The briefing document refers to four groups of extraterrestrial visitors which are listed in order of importance to our planet, and cites whether they are friendly or not:
There are four basic types of EBEs so-far confirmed. And they are listed here in descending order of their influences on our planet.
- Earth-like humanoids. There are several variations more-or-less like ourselves. The majority of these are friendly and are the bulk of our EBE contacts. Most have a high degree of psychic ability and all use science and engineering of an advanced nature.
- Small humanoids or “Grays”. The Grays, so–called for the hue of their skin possessed by most of this type, are a sort of drone. They are not unlike the worker ants or bees…. They are mostly under the psychic control of the Earth-like humanoids who raise them like pets (or a kind of slave). Assuming the Greys are under benign control, they are harmless.
- Non-humaoid EBEs. These are in several classes and come from worlds where dominatnt morphology took a different evolutionary course. Many of these are dangerous not for organized hostile intentions, but because such creatures do not hold human life as sacred…. Thus far, contact has been minimal with only a handful of unfortunate encounters.
- Transmorphic Entities. Of all the forms of EBE studied so far by Operation Majestic, these are the most difficult to understand or even to give a description of. Essentially, such entities are not “beings” or “creatures” … exist in some either dimension or plane which is to say not in our space or time. They do not use devices or travel in space…. In essence these entities are composed of pure mind energies. … They are said (by other EBEs) to be capable of taking on any physical form that they “channel” their energy … as matter.
This leaked document was the first time that any Majestic document had ever referred to “human looking” or a Nordic extraterrestrial group. The DIA document and JP’s experiences lead to the conclusion that the USAF is now actively working with a Nordic extraterrestrial group.
This Nordic ET – USAF/DIA alliance is opposed by other factions in the US military industrial complex which would help explain why Hurricane Irma was steered towards Tampa, where MacDill and Special Operations Command is located.
This Nordic/USAF/DIA alliance would also explain why JP has been chosen as the individual to take the photos of various craft in the vicinity of MacDill, while also being intimidated by another CIA linked group that wants to slow or prevent his disclosures.
JP believes that he will soon be allowed to share videos of the craft he is witnessing. That will occur as the decision for official disclosure is made at a very high level, likely involving President Donald Trump.
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I have just learned that William Milton Tompkins passed away early this morning at around 2 am Pacific Time in San Diego, California. Bill’s transition on this day of a full solar eclipse across the USA is yet another remarkable synchronicity in a long and productive life. In addition to working for decades with the US Navy, leading aerospace corporations, and Navy support organizations with multiple achievements, Bill decided to cap his remarkable life with his insider testimony about the Navy’s secret space program.
It’s hard to believe that in the short space of less than two years, from the December 2015 publication of his book, Selected by Extraterrestrials, Bill has electrified the UFO/exopolitics community with his incredible testimony about the Navy’s secret development of space battle groups with the assistance of major aerospace companies beginning with Douglas Aircraft. Dr Bob Wood told me that the second volume of Bill’s autobiography is currently with editors and the plan is to still move forward with publication.
Bill’s transition today means that he will be aiding all dedicated to full disclosure from the other side of the veil, and will be sending his sweet energy and humor to aid all us in this planetary transition.
I plan to write a more detailed article about Bill’s accomplishments in the next day or so with more information about upcoming events to honor Bill’s life and achievements.
Those wanting to learn more about Bill’s secret space program testimony can visit the following page which lists most of the articles, radio interviews and videos about him. Bill’s friends and I will miss him greatly, and we look forward to his continuing help from the other side.
Michael Salla, Ph.D.
Update: 8/21/17 – Email from Dr Robert Wood:
Dear Friends and Colleagues,
We saw Bill and Mary Friday afternoon because Mary came to Oceanside to get her hair done, and they decided to come visit with Lynda and me since they were halfway here. Bill brought some of his weekly calendars from 1968 onward and we had a nice chat. He seemed fine, and drove home after a nice visit.
On Sunday I got an email from Bill’s son Dean saying that on Saturday he had a “brain bleed and is expected to pass away soon.” He was on his way to Southern California.
Later Sunday I talked to Mary who said he had fallen twice, and didn’t respond the second time so they called an ambulance. He was taken to Scripps La Jolla where they concluded, according to Mary, it was a “blood tumor” in the brain and was inoperable.
This morning I got a call from one of his nieces, saying he passed at 2 AM this morning, and that they would let me know when and where there will be a service.
I’m sort of in shock because it was so sudden.
Mary will continue to receive the proceeds from Bill book sales.
I am planning to continue with Book 2 without Bill’s final proofreading.
I will let everyone interested know as soon as I learn of the time and place for a memorial service.
Will disclosure take place to bring about a better future for all of us?
There is extraordinary hope in our midst. The Los Angeles Air Raid on February 24/25, 1942 opened an unprecedented chapter in the evolution of the U.S. Navy. In response to this incident, a covert research program to investigate the feasibility of exotic antigravity propulsion technologies was developed.
In addition, Navy operatives were embedded in Nazi occupied Europe to learn about the Germans’ advanced saucer programs, and they discovered the Nazis were receiving assistance from two extraterrestrial groups with very different agendas.
The debriefing of the operatives took place at Naval Air Station, San Diego, and were led by Rear Admiral Rico Botta. He instructed a “Disseminator of Naval Research and Information”, William Tompkins, to take confidential briefing packets to select think tanks, corporations and university departments around the country.
Later, Tompkins worked with a number of leading aerospace companies to design massive spacecraft for a secret U.S. Navy space program, which fatefully came to be assisted by extraterrestrial visitors described as “Nordics”.
An extensive number of documents substantiate Tompkins’ claims of the existence of a covert Navy program to study, design and build deep space battle groups. They became operational in the 1980’s. Now the Navy has a new goal to enact a plan to level the playing field, and the election of President Donald Trump may just be the wild card they needed to reveal … everything!
About the Author: Dr Michael Salla is a former university professor in international relations, and is the author of Insiders Reveal Secret Space Programs and Extraterrestrial Alliances (Book 1 in Secret Space Program Series, 2015), which has received over 200 reader reviews; and author/editor of nine other books dealing with ‘Exopolitics’, International Conflict, U.S. Foreign Policy and Global Peace.
The U.S. Navy’s Secret Space Program & Nordic Extraterrestrial Alliance is approximately 320 pages in length, and is Book 2 in the Secret Space Programs Series. Cost of paperback version is $19.95.
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President Ronald Reagan made a startling admission in his Presidential Diary on June 11, 1985:
Lunch with 5 top space scientists. It was fascinating. Space truly is the last frontier and some of the developments there in astronomy etc. are like science fiction, except they are real. I learned that our shuttle capacity is such that we could orbit 300 people.
NASA’s Space Shuttle program at the time held a maximum of eleven people per shuttle, and only five were built for space flight. Even if all five took off together, it would be impossible to place and maintain 300 astronauts in orbit.
Finding the truth behind Reagan’s extraordinary revelation requires diving deep into the shadowy world of highly classified aerospace programs. The problem in doing so is not only that public documentation is at best scant, if available at all, but that possession of documentary evidence of such programs can be illegal. There are severe penalties for possessing and/or disclosing classified documents to anyone unauthorized to view them. It takes a brave whistleblower to come forward to disclose what he or she knows about classified aerospace programs.
A new book, Insiders Reveal Secret Space Programs & Extraterrestrial Alliances, introduces a number of whistleblowers who have made extraordinary claims regarding secret space programs that they either directly served in and/or were briefed about. In particular, the book investigates the extraordinary claims of Corey Goode concerning five secret space programs that he was directly involved with and/or been briefed about.
Goode says he completed a 20 year tour of duty from 1987 to 2007 in several of these programs. He reveals that in the course of his duty, he came into direct contact with different extraterrestrial groups and alliances that interacted with one or more of the space programs. Goode’s position allowed him unrestricted access to “Smart Glass Pads” that had extensive information about highly classified history, science, medicine and other topics related to secret space programs and extraterrestrial life.
Goode further claims that in early 2015, he was made the delegate of an alliance of newly arrived extraterrestrial visitors. This included a group called the “Blue Avians,” who facilitated meetings that he attended between the different secret space programs and/or different extraterrestrial alliances. He says that these new visitors have superior technologies in comparison to anything previously witnessed, and have implemented a solar system wide quarantine, which directly impacts all the space programs and other extraterrestrial groups, in tandem with the entire citizenry of Earth.
Available public documents along with other whistleblower testimonies help corroborate many of Goode’s claims, and provide an overall context for understanding the full scope of the multiple secret space programs. His testimony provides clear answers as to what Reagan was briefed about in 1985, and why the latter’s repeated offers of global cooperation to face an alien threat led to the sharing of classified space technologies that ended the Cold War.
Classified space programs have been an integral part of a complex jigsaw puzzle concerning UFOs, extraterrestrial life, ancient civilizations and advanced aerospace technologies, which have long defied any coherent understanding. Now finally, we have something to put all the pieces together with the disclosures of secret space program whistleblower, Corey Goode. A detailed investigation of Goode’s and other insider testimonies reveals the big picture of a parallel world of secret space programs and extraterrestrial alliances.
Learn from this book: how the Vril/Nazi flying saucer programs in the 1930’s gave birth to the ‘Dark Fleet’; how Project Paperclip scientists both helped and hindered the development of the US Navy’s ‘Solar Warden’; how the MJ-12 Group was behind the creation of the ‘Interplanetary Corporate Conglomerate’; and how Ronald Reagan was instrumental in the creation of the ‘Global Galactic League of Nations’ space program. Finally, learn how the Sphere Being Alliance and other extraterrestrials interact with these and other programs. The full disclosure of secret space programs and extraterrestrial alliances will unshackle the chains of deception holding humanity back from reaching its highest potential as galactic citizens.
About the Author: Dr Michael Salla is a former university professor in international relations, and is the author of Kennedy’s Last Stand: Eisenhower, UFOs, MJ-12 & JFK”s Assassination (2013), which has received many “outstanding” reader reviews; and author/editor of eight other books dealing with ‘Exopolitics’, International Conflict, U.S. Foreign Policy and Global Peace.
Insiders Reveal Secret Space Programs and Extraterrestrial Alliances is published by the Exopolitics Institute and is approximately 420 pages in length. Cost of paperback version is $18.95.
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FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION[March 20, 2015 – Kaimu-Kalapana, Hawaii] Today the moon’s shadow blocks the sun in a total or partial eclipse, depending on location, as well as the spring equinox. Today is also the official launch of a Kickstarter campaign for the making of a unique documentary film about how John F. Kennedy’s presidency was eclipsed by the dark shadow of a sinister force operating behind the scenes in the US government.
The planned documentary begins with Kennedy’s World War II experiences that laid the foundations for a powerful behind the scenes battle during his presidency to access the nation’s deepest national security secrets. Kennedy’s Last Stand is a documentary film project that will introduce evidence never before revealed about how President Kennedy learned about classified UFO files during World War II; and why his multiple attempts to gain access during his presidency to UFO related projects and files became a key factor in his assassination.
Kennedy’s Last Stand will be the first JFK assassination documentary to examine the close personal friendship between John Kennedy and James Forrestal, who became the first Secretary of Defense in 1947. The film will cover how Forrestal introduced Kennedy to the UFO issue during a trip to Germany in July 1945 when JFK witnessed advanced NAZI technologies that were repatriated to the U.S. under Operation Paperclip – an Operation Forrestal helped orchestrate as the then Secretary of the Navy.
Kennedy’s Last Stand will examine new evidence confirming the relationship between Marilyn Monroe and the Kennedy brothers, and how Monroe learned from Kennedy that he had seen retrieved a UFO craft and extraterrestrial biological entities. Monroe’s threat to give a Tell All Press Conference in Aug 1962 led to her murder in a way that implicated Robert Kennedy, who visited her twice during her final hours to retrieve a red diary with the President’s UFO secrets.
This film will reveal for the first time in any documentary how Kennedy’s dramatic Sept 1963 initiative to cooperate with the Soviet Union’s Nikita Khrushchev on joint space and lunar missions included a secret attempt to share access to classified UFO files previously denied to his administration.
Finally, smoking gun documentary evidence that Kennedy was assassinated before his efforts to gain access to classified UFO files succeeded will be examined along with the shadowy force and key figures behind his assassination.
Kennedy’s last Stand will be approximately 45 mins in length, and is planned to be released shortly before the Nov 22 anniversary of JFK’s assassination.
- Exo-101-Introduction to Exopolitics, Course Instructor, Manuel Lamiroy, Lic. Juris.
- Exo-106- Developing the Road to Disclosure – Quantum Cosmology, Course Instructor, Paola Harris, M.Ed.
For 2015 schedule visit: click here. Some comments from students completing earlier courses.
Exo-101 is what exopolitics is all about; this is a comprehensive overview, but with a plethora of amazing details, of all crucial aspects and issues regarding the UFO phenomenon and the ET presence on planet earth – P. Dermentzoglou, Spring, 2014
I appreciated the structure the course offered me in coming to the field with little background in ufology or exopolitics.. Flexibility regarding differing beliefs and opinions is particularly important to me. I enjoyed reading Manu’s and my classmates’ thoughts and opinions and felt encouraged and supported in expressing my own. – Karen Kael, USA, Exo-101, Spring, 2013
If you interested about UFOs , but know nothing about the implications regarding the issue to our world , I strongly recommend this course .- Stan Ho, Hong Kong, Exo-101, Spring, 2013
The course as a whole was very interesting. The quantum mechanics part was very useful, as this field has been â€œGreekâ€ to me so far. The same must be said about RV. I also enjoy the exo 106 YouTube channel â€“ very good movie clips! The course was produced and composed in a way that makes the student see comparative events (connecting the dots), and such methodology served as quite an eye opener to me. – Kai Olsen, Exo-106, Spring, 2011
This is not a course for the faint hearted. It requires a sound prior knowledge base of the topic, substantial self-discipline and absolute dedication. Some of the information on abductions is sheer horror which one would prefer to believe only exists in Hollywood, but like the 911 atrocity, reality dwarfs Hollywood and nowhere more so than in the exopolitical field. The truth is that interaction on this level between terrestrials and others is vastly more common place than we could ever begin to give credit for and the reasons for this cover a wide range of issues, some of which are as disturbing as they are provocative and inspirational. Douglas McClure, South Africa, Exo-106, Spring, 2009
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We are on the verge of the biggest paradigm shift in human history. A world where the existence of intelligent extraterrestrial life becomes common knowledge. The signs are evident to all who are willing to see the changes that lie ahead. Soon, it will be common knowledge that extraterrestrial life exists and preparing can benefit you in many ways. You can prepare by doing something NOW to educate yourself. The Exopolitics Institute offers courses designed to educate you about extraterrestrial life, its various aspects and impact on human society. Watch this ExoNews TV Special to learn more!
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On May 28, 2014 official representatives of the reinstated Kingdom of Hawaii released a declaration creating a sanctuary for extraterrestrial visitors to Earth. The “Declaration for Creating Hawaii Star Visitor Sanctuary” will make it possible for extraterrestrials to land on property set aside exclusively for hosting “star visitors” in the area of Kalapana on the Puna coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. The “Star Visitor Sanctuary” will be on sovereign land claimed by the reinstated Kingdom of Hawaii. The Kingdom comprises a government led by a Prime Minister, elected representatives to two houses of Parliament, and a revised Hawaii Constitution.
The Hawaii Star Visitor Sanctuary will be the second time a piece of land has been officially dedicated for the purpose of inviting extraterrestrial visitors to land and to promoting peaceful relations with them. On June 3, 1967, the city of St Paul in the Canadian province of Alberta, created the world’s first landing pad for UFOs. The sign besides the pad shows that part of the intent was to create a sanctuary for extraterrestrial visitors:
The area under the World’s First UFO Landing Pad was designated international by the Town of St. Paul as a symbol of our faith that mankind will maintain the outer universe free from national wars and strife. That future travel in space will be safe for all intergalactic beings, all visitors from earth or otherwise are welcome to this territory and to the Town of St. Paul.
Weighing just over 130 tons the landing pad was officially opened by Canada’s then Minister of Defense, Paul Hellyer. Later in June 2006, Hellyer gave the keynote address at the Extraterrestrial Civilizations and World Peace Conference held in Kailua-Kona on the Big Island of Hawaii, again affirming his support for developing peaceful relations with extraterrestrial visitors.
The Hawaii Declaration similarly declares the intention of establishing peaceful relations with extraterrestrial visitors. Drawing on the rich history of international neutrality that was practiced by the Kingdom of Hawaii prior to its illegal annexation by the U.S. the reinstated Kingdom aims to establish formal diplomatic relations with Star Visitors. The preamble to the Declaration points out that according to Hawaiian legend, the Na Huihui o Makali’i (the constellation of Pleaides/Seven Sisters) is the place from which the first Hawaiian people came to Earth.
The Declaration contains four substantive points the first of which invites extraterrestrials “to fly over and land” at the “Hawaii Star Visitor Sanctuary.” The next invites the Star Visitors to “formally establish diplomatic relations” with representatives of the Kingdom of Hawaii. The Star Visitors, in point three, will be subsequently “invited to meet with private citizens interested in establishing cultural, educational, and scientific relations with the Visitors.” The final point affirms that “Star Visitor technologies can be safely demonstrated, understood and developed for the benefit of all humanity, marine and animal life, and planet Earth.”
The Kingdom of Hawaii gains its authority from international law that never formally recognized the illegal annexation of the Kingdom by the U.S. government, and which has long recognized that the native Hawaiians right to self-determination was violated. This was belatedly recognized by the US Federal Government on November 23, 1993 by a joint resolution of Congress signed by President Bill Clinton (U.S. Public Law 103-150) that apologized for the illegal annexation of the Kingdom of Hawaii. The right of the Native Hawaiians to self-determination was also recognized by the Legislature of the State of Hawaii that passed a bill signed by Governor Bill Abercrombie on July 6, 2011.
In recognition of the illegality of US annexation of the Hawaiian Islands and the inherent right to self-determination of native Hawaiians under international law, on March 13, 1999, representatives of the Hawaiian people reinstated the provisional offices of their former Kingdom with the purpose of holding elections to appoint a new Hawaiian government. The provisional government held a plebiscite on November 9, 1999 that resulted in the election of representatives to a bicameral system of government. The newly elected parliament passed a revised version of the last Kingdom of Hawaii Constitution on March 29, 2000, that enshrined the rights and powers of the lawful Hawaiian Government over the territories of the Hawaiian islands.
Five duly appointed representatives of the reinstated Hawaiian government have signed the “Declaration for Creating Hawaii Star Visitor Sanctuary” thereby giving it full legitimacy and protection under the laws of the Reinstated Kingdom of Hawaii. In an exclusive interview, one of the signatories, (Uncle) Robert Keli’iho’imola, Sr., a noble within the reinstated Kingdom of Hawaii, explains where the Sanctuary will be located. He also describes how the reinstated Kingdom of Hawaii plans to help the general public prepare for extraterrestrial contact, and what he hopes will be achieved by the Sanctuary.
On Friday, June 27. 2014, there will be a public ceremony dedicating the land assigned for the Hawaii Star Visitor Sanctuary, in accordance with Hawaiian tradition. The ceremony will occur on the first day of a Hawaiian Sustainability conference scheduled for June 27-29, at Uncle Roberts, Kaimu-Kalapana, Kingdom of Hawaii.
All are invited to attend this free public event.
For more information about the Hawaii Star Visitor Sanctuary, visit: http://HawaiiStarVisitorSanctuary.org
To watch an ExoNews TV report about the Star Visitor Sanctuary, visit: http://youtu.be/wfJcP_uV938
To learn more about the Reinstated Kingdom of Hawaii, visit: http://hawaii-gov.net/
Ever wondered what kinds of highly classified military programs are happening in outer space? Well if you happen to know something about one of them then chances are that it’s an Unacknowledged Special Access Program (USAP) and it’s a criminal offense to reveal anything about it to others. That creates a problem for the field of astropolitics which is dedicated to studying activities in outer space.
As a field of study that began with the launch of the Soviet Sputnik satellite in 1957 and subsequent treaties ratified by space faring nations, astropolitics has grown into a multidisciplinary science studying a wide array of political, legal, economic and social issues related to publicly acknowledged activities in outer space. Yet when it comes to USAP’s there is precious little that is known about them by astropolitics scholars other than they exist and may impact “acknowledged” space activities in important areas of interest.
This week, a novel approach to this problem was proposed in a respected peer reviewed academic journal on astropolitics that went live online on March 3. USAPs are a problem better left to the field of exopolitics which uses a very different approach to understanding what is happening in outer space.
The latest edition of Astropolitics: The International Journal of Space Politics & Policy contains a paper titled, “Astropolitics and the ‘Exopolitics’ of Unacknowledged Activities in Outer Space.” For those that don’t yet know, exopolitics is broadly defined as the study of extraterrestrial life and its political implications, which raises much controversy among space scientists since most believe hard evidence is yet to be found for alien life.
This has led to exopolitical scholars developing a range of social scientific tools to examine the available “soft” evidence that extraterrestrial life has been discovered and has been the subject of highly classified military/corporate programs for as much as seven decades. This soft evidence largely comprises whistleblower and first hand testimonies based on direct personal experiences. These testimonies are both hard to substantiate, yet difficult to completely dismiss. Something to be expected if the testimonies do genuinely involve USAPs.
This is where exopolitics offers astropolitics scholars a way of resolving the dilemma of what to do about USAPs. Many space scientists believe that in the absence of hard evidence, it is a waste of time speculating about what is happening with USAPs and the impact on space. Yet not to examine available soft evidence would mean that USAPs would continue indefinitely without any risk of exposure even though they may be significantly impacting on important space activities. The possibility that the impact may violate space treaties is an important area of concern.
The exopolitics approaches offers a way out of this dilemma since it can examine the available soft evidence in a way that does not compromise the discipline of astropolitics which would continue to focus on hard evidence concerning publicly acknowledged space activities. As a complement or sub-field of astropolitics, exopolitics offers a means of gaining insight into USAPs without turning astropolitics into a speculative field of study.
Whether the proposal to incorporate exopolitics research into the astropolitics discipline succeeds or not, it is significant that the term “exopolitics” has now officially entered the academic lexicon. This suggests that at least some space scientists are interested in learning more about USAPs in Space. The day when astropolitics scholars begin learning about all activities in outer space, acknowledged and unacknowledged, may be arriving a lot sooner than expected.
Note: The article, “Astropolitics and the Exopolitics of Unacknowledged Space Activities” is available to subscribers of the Journal of Astropolitics here. An earlier version, the “Author’s Accepted Manuscript,” is available to non-subscribers here.
© Copyright 2014. Michael E. Salla, Ph.D.
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The latest edition of the Exopolitics Journal has just been released, and focuses on what diplomatic relations with extraterrestrial life might look like. With a steady increase in the number of exoplanets that are being confirmed, scientists have concluded it is inevitable that extraterrestrial life will one day be discovered. In the not distant future, it can be predicted that “Galactic Diplomacy” will be as important to the quality of our lives, as is international diplomacy today.
Here is what Manuel Lamiroy, the Co-editor of this special edition of the Exopolitics Journal had to say in his introduction:
This second volume of the fourth edition of the Exopolitics Journal continues with the theme of “Extraterrestrial Contact.” This time, the focus is on “Galactic Diplomacy.” While “Official Contact” still is the subject of science fiction, Extraterrestrial Contact already is happening, has been happening for a long time, and is ongoing, on a large scale. Indeed, to date, thousands of individuals have had contact experiences, and the indications are that this phenomenon will increase. As such, there is a growing need for galactic diplomacy; not only for official – or “track I” – diplomacy, but also for “Track II” or “Citizen Diplomacy with Extraterrestrials.”
This special edition of the Exopolitics Journal contains seven articles along with an introduction. It is available online for free.
You can learn more about what experts and practitioners have to say about Galactic Diplomacy by visiting the Exopolitics Journal at: www.exopoliticsjournal.com
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