Imagine, with the intelligence community being as slow as it already is, if there already are dozens of EMP satellites hanging over the continental United States waiting for the command to just fall out of the sky and send the nation back 200 years. There is no defense against that.
The concern is so great that U.S. officials who watch North Korea closely are continually monitoring the status of the North Korean “space launch vehicle,” whose status could suggest a pre-emptive nuclear strike against the United States.
They are aware of the three-stage missile North Korea launched last December that also orbited a “package,” which experts say could be a test to orbit a nuclear weapon that then would be deorbited on command anywhere over the U.S. and exploded at a high altitude, creating an EMP effect. Continue reading