Mitchell Speaks Out About Wilson's Denial - Amended and fuller story
Astronaut Edgar Mitchell has revealed to me what he believes
is the reason that
retired Admiral Thomas Wilson is now denying a claim that
was refused access to UFO information.
comments follow extensive media coverage of an interview he gave on a UK radio station
in which he claimed the UFO cover-up, the Roswell crash and alien life, is real.
some of that media coverage here:
is turn sparked off an article by journalist Billy Cox here:
which he writes of a meeting between Mitchell and the Admiral who promised to delve
deeper into UFO secrets - but is now denying he took any action or that he was refused
access to information.
Subsequently there were further revelations by UFO author and researcher Richard Dolan
his email interview with me, Dr Mitchell, explained why he thought the Admiral was now
denying further probing the UFO topic.
referred me to an article in Jane's Defence Weekly entitled
Budget" by defense analyst Bill Sweetman
in which he discusses
Special Access Programs in great
detail. This report is
Dr Mitchell points to
a quote from that article:
"An unacknowledged SAP
- a black program - is a program
which is considered so
sensitive that the fact of its existence is a
'core secret', defined
in USAF regulations as 'any item,
progress, strategy or
element of information, the compromise of which
would result in
unrecoverable failure'. In other words, revealing
the existence of a
black program would undermine its military
Dr Mitchell told me:
"The UFO program that the admiral
sought would be in
this category. Thus by law he would be required to
deny the existence of
such a program. For a core secret SAP, even a
"no comment" would be
a breach of security."
Dr Mitchell believes
that the Billy Cox report above, together
with the Jane's
article "tells it all".
He writes: "They
somewhat go together and validate the
He adds: "This SAP
designation is the reason it is so
difficult to get any
truthful information to the public. NO INFORMATION is
I understand Dr
Mitchell has no wish to fan any flames of
conflict between he
and Admiral Wilson who is, as he put it, "caught
in the political
security rules dilemma as is anyone with inside
knowledge whether they
like it or not."
Dr Mitchell has given
full permission for me to post his
comments. He said:
"The more people and media get to see this, the sooner we
can break open the
alien visitation issue."