Iran endorses nuclear EMP attack on United States

Paul Bedard The Washington Examiner 3/19/2015

Suspected for years of plotting to dismantle the U.S. electric grid, American officials have confirmed that Iranian military brass have endorsed a nuclear electromagnetic pulse explosion that would attack the country’s power system.

American defense experts made the discovery while translating a secret Iranian military handbook, raising new concerns […]

North Korean Ballistic Missile Test: Worse to Come?

Michaela Bendikova The Foundry The Heritage Foundation 12/28/2012

“A single nuclear weapon exploded a hundred miles above the United States could create electromagnetic pulse effects, thereby bringing our entire economy to a standstill,” writes Phyllis Schlafly, a lawyer and conservative political analyst, in her most recent op-ed.

An electromagnetic pulse (EMP), a high-intensity burst of […]

Our EMP vulnerability, China and the internet

Glenn Reynolds Instapundit 4/17/2011

CHINA’S Silent Cyber Takeover?

Posted 2:47 pm


DAVID BRIN: Our Worst Frailty: An Electro Magnetic “Hit.” “The EMP-vulnerability of our electric grid, our machines, transportation systems, tools, and homes is probably the most glaring ‘acute-impact’ threat on our horizon. . . . The best time to act on this was […]