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Re: Secrets & Conspiracies [was: Who is Jermome

From: Kevin Randle <KRandle993@aol.com>
Date: Fri, 19 Jun 1998 08:55:51 EDT
Fwd Date: Fri, 19 Jun 1998 11:32:50 -0400
Subject: Re: Secrets & Conspiracies [was: Who is Jermome


> Date: Thu, 18 Jun 1998 19:24:00 -0500 (CDT)
> To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <updates@globalserve.net>
> From: Dennis <dstacy@texas.net>
> Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Who is Jerome Clark?

 >>To: "UFO UpDates - Toronto" <updates@globalserve.net>
 >>From: Jerome Clark <jkclark@frontiernet.net>
 >>Subject: Re: UFO UpDate: Re: Who is Jerome Clark?
 >>Date: Thu, 18 Jun 98 10:42:49 PDT

<snippity do da>

> In fact, if anything remotely resembling
> Roswell-as-half-advertized had actually happened, there would be
> no way that a small official group of individuals could clamp a
 >lid on anything -- because they could never be sure that another
 >Roswell wouldn't happen the next month or year anywhere in the
 >country or the world, thus invalidating the "secret." They would
 >had to have had at least a local contingency plan for any
 >possible scenario, say, the crash of another UFO in downtown
 >Cincinatti or Cleveleand, as opposed to the conveniently remote
 >desert Southwest.

This is not how it works in intelligence. No one considers that
the information might be rendered obsolete by subsequent events.
Instead, they are only concerned with protecting the secret they
now possess. They do not concern themselves with what might
happen tomorrow.

Take, for example, the lowly intelligence officer toiling in his
office.
He is in possession of some classified information through
official sources. To his horror, Time magazine publishes that
information in a cover story. He knows the story is accurate
because he has read the classified documents. Now Joe Reporter
wants to verify the story but the intelligence officer tells Joe
he knows nothing about it. Joe rages, telling the officer he is
incompetent because the information is in Time magazine.

The problem is if the officer acknowledges it in any fashion,
then there are those who will belief that an "official" source
has confirmed the data.

The regulations are quite specific. If you are privileged to read
classified data, then you are not to acknowledge the veracity of
that data to sources not cleared to receive it, even if they are
in full possession of that data from other sources.

The point is that those who know about the Roswell crash would
not be worried about a future event. Their job would be to keep
this information classified because it was originally
classified.

KRandle



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