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Re: BBC: UFO Files Reveal Rendlesham Papers Missing

From: Ray Dickenson <r.dickenson.nul>
Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 17:03:45 -0000
Archived: Tue, 08 Mar 2011 12:10:38 -0500
Subject: Re: BBC: UFO Files Reveal Rendlesham Papers Missing

>From: Ross Evans <ross.evans11.nul>
>To: post.nul
>Date: Tue, 8 Mar 2011 14:11:42 +0000
>Subject: Re: BBC: UFO Files Reveal Rendlesham Papers Missing


>I think it's highly unlikely the documents in question ever got
>before the eyeballs of an archivist. They are not 'missing' so
>much as excluded from declassification. It's the 'we've got
>nothing to hide, except all that stuff we're hiding' gambit.

Hi Ross

I share your cynicism, the first reason being statistical. I.e
the UK Gov't (and maybe others), almost always covers by
'reluctantly' telling the media it's "a cock-up but not a

On checking back you'll find this line has been used repeatedly
and in every case I've found the "mistake" increased the
opacity/oppression/corruption in the system, whether that was in
finance, local gov't, policing, edu or others. Statistically one
would expect about half of "mistakes" to go the other way - but
they never seem to.

The second reason is that it's anyway an established S.O.P. In
'The Spy And His Masters' by Christopher Felix (apparently an ex
SIS/CIA guy's alias) you'll find that even back then Felix was
very admiring of the English establishment's slick cover-stories
- try:


and go find "frogman". Recognize the routine?

Finally, having heard politicos go through the motions so many
times, I now translate "I have seen no evidence of..." as "I
have given orders to keep evidence of... out of my sight".


Ray D

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