Share Tweet Email Getty Images BY: Washington Free Beacon StaffMarch 27, 2019 8:15 pmWashington Free Beacon senior writer Adam Kredo warned that Russia and China could use electro-magnetic pulse events, or EMPs, to “completely degrade” the United States’ infrastructure in a war during an appearance on Dr. Drew Midday Live with Leeann Tweeden on Wednesday. https://freebeacon.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dr.-Drew-LeeannTweeden-Adam-Kredo3-27-19.mp3 https://freebeacon.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/Dr.-Drew-LeeannTweeden-Adam-Kredo3-27-19-B-1.mp3 Kredo discussed EMPs and his reporting that the Trump administration is taking steps to protect the United States from EMP events. Kredo commented that an electromagnetic pulse is “the type of thing that can occur naturally, but also can be weaponized,” adding that China and Russia have taken steps “to weaponize this technology.” “And with really a single pulse attack you can essentially knock out most of a place’s critical infrastructure,” Kredo continued. “We’re talking the electricity grid, emergency services, banking, everything that’s posted online. So it’s really a huge threat and it’s fascinating because this is the first time a White House has actually tried to develop a plan to counter it. And I would say they’re a little bit behind the times, but it’s good to see them catching up.” In a large-scale conflict, Kredo said, Russia and China “could certainly use an… Read full this story
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