Alien abductions are simply not a United States phenomenon. Citizens from around the world report having been abducted, each with their own unique experience. Many of the people with these experiences suffer lifelong physical and emotional problems related to the event. But the question is, why are we being abducted? It seems not much different than when wildlife conservationists drug rhinoceros for whatever reasons deemed necessary and then release them again a short time later. Extraterrestrials seem to do the same thing, they scare us, they abduct us, then they return us. Author Dirk Vander Ploeg writing for UFODigest.com has his own take on why humans are being abducted and you can find it HERE.