Monday, November 21, 2005

EMP THREAT TO U.S. REAL AND IMMINENT

The threat of attack from EMP by a rogue state or terrorist group is real and imminent! Terrorist groups, including Al Qaeda, as well as rogue states (including China and Iran) are actively involved in using "exotic" technologies to counter any US nuclear strategic advantage.
Security and counter-terrorism experts see a major threat to the U.S. of a future electromagnetic pulse attack induced by the firing of a Scud missile from an offshore platform by a rogue nation or terrorist network.

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In addition, Chinese military strategists are pushing Beijing to pursue exotic, high-tech weaponry designed to counter and defeat the more technologically developed and technologically reliant U.S. in a potential showdown in the future, G2 Bulletin reports as part of a comprehensive package of stories on the threat.

Among the options being promoted is the pursuit of electromagnetic pulse weapons that have the potential, according to an expert U.S. panel, to cripple the U.S. and ultimately destroy most of the population.

Former Speaker Gingrich has also recently advised that IRAN may in fact be planning a pre-emptive EMP strike on the continental U.S., which could effectively turn us into a 3rd world country over night...
The threat posed to the national security of the United States by Iran was likened only to the one posed by Nazi Germany in the 1930s, by former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who suggested Tehran could be planning for a pre-emptive nuclear electromagnetic pulse attack on America that would turn a third or more of the country "back to a 19th century level of development."

More data on the effects of an EMP attack on the U.S. here...