Ronald Reagan's alien speech

Ronald Reagan talks about an alien threat at the UN - 21st September 1987

On 21st September 1987, Ronald Reagan addressed the United Nations and in an speech which was not unlike the 'New Pearl Harbor' assertion in the Project for the New American Century document, 'Rebuilding America's Defenses' cited that an Alien threat might be useful to unite the nations of the world.

'In our obsessions of antagonisms of the moment we often forget how much unites all the members of humanity.

Perhaps we need some outside universal threat to make us recognise this common bound.

I occasionally think how quickly our differences, world wide, would vanish if we were facing an alien threat from outside this world...