About This Book:
This is the 2nd volume in Richard Dolan's series, "UFOs and the National Security State," a complete history of the UFO phenomenon from the 1940s to the present. This volume analyzes the UFO sightings, politics, and research that occurred during the last two decades of the cold war, from 1973 to 1991. Working from archival sources, professional journals, and his own investigations, Dolan describes UFO encounters worldwide, many of which involved sensitive military airspace. He also studies "UFO politics," describing the black-budget connection and explaining UFO secrecy. Finally, he provides a history of UFO research itself, recreating the discussions and debates concerning all facets of the phenomenon, and includes an analysis of the Internet on UFO research. Behind it all is the backdrop of a world in technological, economic, and political transformation. "UFOs and the National Security State: The Cover-Up Exposed, 1973-1991," takes the reader through a turning point in the history ...