First, a former Canadian defense minister said that world governments should come clean about their knowledge of UFOs and alien technology, so that we could use that technology in our alternative-fuel fight against global warming. "Some of us suspect they know quite a lot," he said.
Then, France declassifies 50 years of UFO files and puts them online for public consumption. Of the 1,600 cases registered since 1954, about a quarter are "type D," which means that "despite good or very good data and credible witnesses, we are confronted with something we can't explain." Finally, a former governor of Arizona says that in 1997 he saw a UFO himself (he joins former President Jimmy Carter, who also said he saw a UFO in 1969).