posted on Jan, 13 2005 @ 10:12 AM
Oddly enough, I can think of one book that might answer your questions, if you believe the book, The Day After Roswell, by Major Phillip Corso.
Yes, I believe we've shot down at least one craft.
Yes, there is evidence, but off hand, not much...I can think of one unauthenticated document, and of course, the testimony of Lazar's sighting of one
such craft in the S-4 hangar, but that's about it.
I doubt we could use them as bargaining chips, as they don't seem to share our values and would likely see them as expendable, from most accounts.
It seems that the only bargaining chip we have is maintaining the secret. Obviously, the aliens want to remain secretive, or they would have revealed
themselves to us by now. So, that's about the only bargaining chip that comes to mind.
I think we have the right to defend, but we need to temper it with consequences. We are obviously dealing with a more advanced race here, so since
there haven't been any reports of such military action against UFOs in recent memory, it's safe to assume that some kind of an accord has been
Well, citing Corso, as he's one source I can think of on this, it seems that EM weapons, particle beams, lasers, etc. have the most promise...as well
as the alternate purpose of the SDI program, hinted at by Reagan in a couple of UN speeches.