Would 90 Percent of Americans Really Die from an EMP Attack? Some Think So.

January 10, 2018 Topic: Security Blog Brand: The Buzz Tags: EMP AttackMilitaryEMPRussiaNorth Korea

Would 90 Percent of Americans Really Die from an EMP Attack? Some Think So.

EMPS are scary, but not as scary as the nukes that precede them. 

 

It’s all the supposed fun parts of all-out nuclear war without the flesh melting, radioactive consequences. It’s like sitting in a bar — this time in Washington, D.C. — and planning out the best ways to ride out the zombie apocalypse.

“There are many serious national security threats that merit investment and deep concern,” Singer said. “I would suggest [the Republicans] invest more time in educating their candidate about the threat of Russia to NATO than the fantasy of EMP.”

 

This first appeared several years ago in WarIsBoring here

Image: Reuters.