The possible catastrophic damage from an EMP (Electro-Magnetic Pulse) attack has been known for decades and yet very little has been done by our government to protect our country by hardening our electrical grid and damage proofing our various means of transportation . This article warns of North Korea’s latest satellite launching as a potential danger to us by an EMP as we are very vulnerable.For more information on this threat, ICON Lectures’ May 17 presentation will be on “The EMP Threat” given by James Jay Carafano, PhD, at 200 South Elliott Road, Chapel Hill at 7 p.m. Dr. Carafano has the responsibility for the Heritage Foundation’s entire defense and foreign policy team. For tickets and more information, please go to www.iconlectureseries.com NancyAMERICAN THINKERMay 2, 2016
North Korea Poses EMP Threat
The nightmare scenario of an America sent back centuries in time before electricity, refrigeration, and smart phones has grown unnervingly closer with the presence of two North Korean satellites with orbits over a blissfully unaware American populace and an Obama administration indifferent to the apocalyptic threat of an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack.
On Feb. 7, North Korea launched a second satellite, the KMS-4, to join their KMS-3 satellite launched in December of 2012. In an article in the Washington Times on April 24, R. James Woolsey, former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and Peter Vincent Fry, executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security as well as director of the Nuclear Strategy Forum, both congressional advisory boards, warned of the dangers of an apocalyptic EMP attack that these and similar satellites pose: