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Report: US intelligence officials say recent UFOs aren’t alien, but still unidentifiable

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Senior Biden administration officials were recently briefed on UFO sightings by Navy pilots and they say these phenomena aren’t alien spacecraft. The New York Times spoke to these officials who were at the briefing. Intelligence officials presented a report at the briefing that examined more than 120 incidents.

US intelligence seems to believe, according to the NYT’s sources, that some of the unidentified aerial phenomena are brand new innovations coming from China or Russia. If that were true, it would mean that those adversaries’ hypersonic research has greatly out-paced the US military, officials said.

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Analysis: Biden unlikely to sanction Iran’s oil exports, gas prices ‘critical during an election year’

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Analysts say President Joe Biden is unlikely to “prompt dramatic sanctions action on Iran’s oil exports” due to “worries about boosting oil prices and angering top buyer China” according to Reuters.

Speaking to Fox News on Sunday, House Republican Representative Steve Scalise, said the administration had made it easier for Iran to sell its oil, generating revenues that were being used to “go fund terrorist activity.”

The Biden administration has maintained for months that among its primary goals is to keep the Gaza conflict between terror group Hamas and Israel from turning into a wider regional war. However, House Republican leaders accused President Joe Biden of failing to enforce existing measures and said they would take up this week a series of bills to sharpen sanctions on Iran.

Kimberly Donovan, a sanctions and anti-money laundering expert at the Atlantic Council, said that oil-related sanctions have not been strictly enforced in the past couple of years.

“I would not expect the administration to tighten enforcement in response to Iran’s missile and drone attacks against Israel over the weekend, mainly for concerns (that) could lead to increases in oil prices,” she said.

“The price of oil and ultimately the prices of gas at the pump become critical during an election year.”
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