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Approved For Release 2003/09/16 : CIA-RDP96-00791 R000100030038-4 SG1I SG1I GFOIA3 an e wou be in este in providing consultation. I GFOIA3 o not believe thati has the right qualifications to form SG1I SG1I MEMORANDUM: ORD FROM: D/EPG SUBJECT: Star Gate Review Contract substantively equivalent. 2 May 95 As you know, ORD originally planned for the NRC to perform this study. The NRC had confirmed informally that the likelihood was high they would undertake the Star Gate review. All parties previously involved in our discussions at the NRC and US Army believed this to be the case. The NRC has now categorically refused, however. The Chairman of the commission on Behavioral Sciences, John Swets, states that his 1988 study completed for the US Army is a definitive study which settles the issues relating to paranormal remote viewing (as far as he is concerned). At this point, we need to proceed immediately with an alternative plan. I strongly recommend that ORD send a request for proposal to and contract directly with the American Institutes for Research (AIR). The current president, David A. Goslin, previously served for seven years at NRC as executive chairman of the Commission on Behavioral Sciences, and was directly involved in John Swets 1988 study. AIR believes it can hire every individual already contacted by the NRC to serve on our proposed panel (if we want that). Furthermore, AIR says it can complete this study in half the time and at less cost. AIR is fully cognizant of the issues I presented to the NRC as a result of discussion with me, Dave Goslin, and AIR senior personnel on 2 May. The difference, of course, is that when this study is complete it will say "AIR," and not "NRC." However, it should be SGFOIA3 AIR is willing to include as a consultant anyone we recommend (to serve on the panel or in some other ca I contacted or chair this panel, however. Included with this memo is a CIP to get this thing rolling, if you approve. The US Army will return the funds we sent to them for NRC as soon as possible, but maybe not in time to meet ORD's new sole-source action deadline of 15 May. Therefore I have already prepared this package despite the fact money is still at the Pentagon. SG1I [W; -7/ r-5 Approved For Release 2003/09/1 6S~EI -RDP96-00791 R000100030038-4