A glaring weakness in our national security is becoming ever more apparent. Every year, the U.S. government spends hundreds of billions of dollars to stockpile devastating weapons while our power grids remain vulnerable to an Electro-Magnetic Pulse (EMP) catastrophe. Only a fraction of that immense budget is needed to secure our electrical infrastructure. Michael Maloof outlines various scenarios we could face if immediate action is not taken to protect the grid against a potential EMP attack in this interview with George Noory.
F. Michael Maloof was a senior security policy analyst in the Office of the Secretary of Defense and a specialized trainer for border guards and Special Forces in select countries. Maloof has also been a special Washington correspondent for The Detroit News, a reporter for a specialized newsletter at U.S. News & World Report and Washington correspondent for The Union Leader in Manchester, NH. Currently, he is the senior reporter in WND’s Washington bureau.