New Treaty Would Ban Space Weapons for Earthlings and ETs

Source: Lee Speigel, AOL News, March 11, 2012

This artist's interpretation shows missiles and satellites over Earth

Wes’ Comment: After you have read this article, please read about the background to this Treaty in a follow-up posting here:

It’s a good thing the outer space battles in “Star Wars” happened a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away — because under a new space-based weapons treaty drafted by aerospace and military experts, humans and aliens alike would be barred from waging war above Earth.

The carefully prepared treaty invites all U.N. member nations to be signatories — and all “cosmic cultures” to become parties — in a plan to create a framework “that will assure and verify that space is and will remain a neutral realm from which all classes of space-based weapons are banned in perpetuity.”

Carol Rosin, an acclaimed aerospace consultant and founder of the Institute for Security and Cooperation in Outer Space, is the driving force behind the Outer Space Security and Development Treaty of 2011.

Among the many items listed in the treaty are clear references to extraterrestrials, where the treaty asks all signing parties to:

Acknowledge that we are not alone in the universes, that there are cosmic cultures that will be important allies for our security and development, and that our national and international policies must reflect this reality…

Acknowledge that from the beginning of nuclear weapons testing, extraterrestrial craft have demonstrated a capability to selectively shut down communications and/or the power of participating operational units, and have appeared over [intercontinental ballistic missile] fields in several countries, causing non-destructive failure of dozens of[intercontinental ballistic missiles] — taking them out of operational status for days…

This is something that’s been in the news recently as several former military officers have come forward publicly to describe their experiences with UFOs at nuclear missile sites. Continue reading “New Treaty Would Ban Space Weapons for Earthlings and ETs”