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Re: Cosmic Top Secret

From: Jan Aldrich <project1947.nul>
Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 20:0:35 -0500
Archived: Sun, 03 Nov 2002 10:13:43 -0400
Subject: Re: Cosmic Top Secret


>From: Nick Pope <nick.nul>
>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>Date: Fri, 1 Nov 2002 18:45:16 -0000
>Subject: Re: Cosmic Top Secret

>>From: Anthony Cipoletta <cipey.nul>
>>To: <ufoupdates.nul>
>>Subject: Cosmic Top Secret
>>Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2002 19:04:44 -0500

>>In reference to the COSMIC TOP SECRET CLEARANCE:
>>I was the PA Petty Officer and Weps Security Petty Officer
>>aboard the USS Darter (SS-576) from '86-'88 and had a very high
>>security clearance. According to the DoD and NSA there are only
>>4 levels of Security

>>TOP SECRET
>>SECRET
>>CONFIDENTIAL
>>and
>>FOR OFFICIAL USE ONLY

>Anthony and List,

>A Parliamentary Question on the term "Cosmic" was asked last
>year in Britain. The Question and Answer were recorded in
>Hansard (the formal record of UK parliamentary proceedings) on
>April 30 2001. The question is from a Member of Parliament and
>the response from one of the Defence Ministers. They are as
>follows:

>Mr Cohen: To ask the Secretary of State for Defence if he will
>list the types of information covered by the COSMIC security
>classification.

>Mr Spellar: The term COSMIC is not a classification but a
>qualifying marking used by NATO. It signifies that the
>information is the property of NATO and remains the property of
>the originator and may not be passed outside NATO without the
>originator's consent. This qualifying marking is used only with
>top secret information, the unauthorised disclosure of which
>would result in exceptionally grave damage to NATO. "COSMIC top
>secret" is the highest classification marking in NATO and it is
>equivalent to "UK top secret".

>Check out the link at:

http://www.parliament.the-stationery-office.co.uk/pa/cm200001/cmhansrd/vo010430/text/10430w01.htm

>or search for the term "cosmic security classification" on Google.

Of course, I have been saying this since 1994 without effect
apparently since much of what passes for ufology has nothing at
all to do with research. It is about entertaining stories with a
James Bond undercurrent.

Here is a civilian briefing form on NATO classified information

http://www.unm.edu/~isd/sec_briefings/nato/nato_01.htm

NOAA NATO Briefing Statement

http://www.wasc.noaa.gov/wrso/briefings/NATO%20BRIEFING%20CERTIFICATE.pdf

Los Alamos USA-UK clearance comparisons

http://badge.lanl.gov/uk-usa_classification.shtml

Another COSMIC Top Secret Control Officer speaks

http://yarchive.net/mil/secret_classifications.html

I could go on, but what is the point. Now look at all the
misagosh that has been written about COSMIC TOP SECRET by
self-appointed UFO insiders on website with returns from a
"COSMIC TOP SECRET" search. Who falls for this junk? Well there
must at least be the website promoters of bull.

That people in Ufology continue to talk about 28 levels above
Top Secret or a Q clearance as half way between Secret and Top
Secret shows the shallowness of research in this field.

It is unfortunate. However, here is probably one reason that
serious folk won't look at UFOs. There so many proponents are
not only ignorant, they glory in their ignorance! There is
nothing wrong with ignorance--no one can know everything--but it
is wanting to stay ignorant when knowledge is readily available
that is a sin!

Jan Aldrich
Project 1947
http://www.project1947.com/
P. O. Box 391
Canterbury, CT 06331
(860) 546-9135


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