UFOs: is the truth out there?

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The US government is apparently hiding a program to capture and reverse-engineer UFOs. At a congressional hearing last month, David Grusch, a former intelligence official who worked with a Pentagon team looking into UFOs, said “non-human” objects had been recovered by the government. Are they finding aliens, or Chinese and Russian drones? What’s behind the American obsession with extraterrestrials? And is the government making up sightings to justify higher defense spending? Freddy Gray is joined by Spectator contributor Sean Thomas.

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