Previously, we have examined the devastating impact of an EMP attack upon the United States and what we can do to mitigate the damage. However, another clear and present danger still needs to be addressed. Someday, the sun will produce a coronal mass ejection strong enough to wreak havoc upon our electrical infrastructure. Michael Maloof explains how we can motivate our duly elected leaders to begin hardening the electrical grid and protect ourselves from X-class solar flares in this interview with George Noory originally webcast October 20, 2014.
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.