Assange: UFOs discussed in WikiLeaks files

The truth, apparently, is in there. Here’s what Julian Assange had to say in a web chat with Guardian readers today achanth Mr Assange, have there ever been documents forwarded to you which deal with the topic of UFOs or extraterrestrials? Julian Assange: Many weirdos email us about UFOs or how they discovered that they ...

The truth, apparently, is in there. Here's what Julian Assange had to say in a web chat with Guardian readers today

achanth
Mr Assange,
have there ever been documents forwarded to you which deal with the topic of UFOs or extraterrestrials?

Julian Assange:
Many weirdos email us about UFOs or how they discovered that they were the anti-christ whilst talking with their ex-wife at a garden party over a pot-plant. However, as yet they have not satisfied two of our publishing rules.
1) that the documents not be self-authored;
2) that they be original.
However, it is worth noting that in yet-to-be-published parts of the cablegate archive there are indeed references to UFOs.

The truth, apparently, is in there. Here’s what Julian Assange had to say in a web chat with Guardian readers today

achanth
Mr Assange,
have there ever been documents forwarded to you which deal with the topic of UFOs or extraterrestrials?

Julian Assange:
Many weirdos email us about UFOs or how they discovered that they were the anti-christ whilst talking with their ex-wife at a garden party over a pot-plant. However, as yet they have not satisfied two of our publishing rules.
1) that the documents not be self-authored;
2) that they be original.
However, it is worth noting that in yet-to-be-published parts of the cablegate archive there are indeed references to UFOs.

Can’t wait to see the scene-setter on our arsenic-eating Saturnian friends. I’m guessing by now they’ve inked a lucrative oil contract with Gazprom and don’t trust Hamid Karzai either. 

Joshua Keating was an associate editor at Foreign Policy  Twitter: @joshuakeating

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