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Re: Chase Brandon

From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul>
Date: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 16:10:33 +0200
Archived: Fri, 27 Jul 2012 18:23:34 -0400
Subject: Re: Chase Brandon


>From: Kathy Kasten <catraja.nul>
>To: <post.nul>
>Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 17:25:28 +0000
>Subject: Re: Chase Brandon

>>Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 05:02:31 -0400
>>To: ufo-updates-list.nul
>>From: post.nul
>>Subject: UFO UpDate: Re: Chase Brandon

>>From: Paul Kimball <paulkimball.nul>
>>To: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul>
>>Date: Thu, 26 Jul 2012 05:47:00 -0300
>>Subject: Re: Chase Brandon

>>>From: Gildas Bourdais <bourdais.gildas.nul>
>>>To: <post.nul>
>>>Date: Wed, 25 Jul 2012 16:44:28 +0200
>>>Subject: Re: Chase Brandon

>>>Thank you, Paul, for confirming to us that Chase Brandon is,
>>>indeed, a senior CIA officer, working seriously for his powerful
>>>Agency, according to Karl Pflock.

>>Gildas,

>>Actually, the only thing that I can confirm is that he was the
>>CIA's media relations liaison in 2004, when I contacted them. I
>>presume he was serious about his job, but I have no idea what
>>his level of seniority was.

<snip>

>>>But the question remains: why did he come out with such a
>>>curious "revelation"?

>>The answer is fairly simple, and hardly surprising - to sell
>>books. In the grand scheme of things, I suspect that the CIA has
>>more important things to worry about than stories made up by
>>Brandon about what he claims to have seen in his time in their
>>employ.

>What is becoming clearer and clearer, is that researchers who
>claim to have interacted with various clandestine services just
>hold their nose and dive in without learning anything about who
>they are dealing with.

>Chase is just one example of one person - out of many - who
>manipulated people for self-agradizement; i.e., pretending to be
>working for a heavy duty agency. More and more he sounds like he
>might have worked for a cut out agency; or not; just another
>Hollywood grifter.

>How about everybody use this as a lesson and stop being so
>impressed the CIA or whoever they think is interested in them
>as a ufo researcher. It's bull. The special project worked. They
>don't need you any more. Unless it is to control the new
>approaches to interacting with the universe.


Kathy,

Here is what can be found easily on Wikipedia about Chase Brandon:

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Cross-referenced news and research resources about CIA operative
Chase Brandon

Chase Brandon is a thirty-two year career veteran with the
Central Intelligence Agency. For twenty-five years he served in
CIA's elite Clandestine Service as an undercover, covert
operations officer carrying out foreign assignments involving
international terrorism, counterinsurgency and global narcotics
trafficking.

During his Agency career he has also been a foreign political
affairs analyst, Presidential briefer, and a CIA training
instructor in tactical paramilitary and espionage tradecraft
disciplines.

In his current assignment, Mr. Brandon is a Senior Operations
Officer assigned to the Office of Public Affairs where he serves
as the official Agency liaison with the film industry.

Mr. Brandon provides technical support to documentary, feature
film and network television programs committed to factual,
realistic portrayals of the CIA. He is also Master of Ceremonies
for official CIA public events, official on-camera spokesman for
selected televised news stories, documentary programs and other
public venue activities.

Mr. Brandon's film credits include The Recruit, Sum of All
Fears, Enemy of the State, Bad Company, In the Company of Spies;
and he has been the technical consultant for television programs
including The Agency, Alias and JAG. He has made numerous
appearances on Discovery, Learning Channel, History Channel,
PBS, A&E and other documentaries as well as interviews on E-
Entertainment, Access Hollywood, Entertainment Tonight and other
film industry news programs.

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