U.S. takes North Korean threat of nuclear EMP attack seriously – Investors.com

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What do you think of life without electricity, like what you see on NBC’s Revolution, FX’s The Walking Dead, or in the book/upcoming film World War Z? That’s what a low-yield nuclear blast in the upper atmosphere would cause, by exploding overhead and releasing an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) that could impact circuitry of all shapes and sizes. Would you be okay?

Do you think the North Koreans actually have this capability? Or is history repeating itself and we’ve forgotten April Fool’s Day is over?

U.S. takes North Korean threat of nuclear EMP attack seriously – Investors.com.

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