Israel and other countries have focused significant energy on nuclear, chemical weapons and cyber doomsday threats – but are we ready for an electronic magnetic pulse (EMP) attack that could cripple critical infrastructure and threaten national security? A range of experts addressed the issue in regard to Israel at a conference on Wednesday night co-

sponsored by the Electric Infrastructure Security Council and IDC’s Lauder School for Diplomacy and Strategy. EMPs are bursts of energy that can be caused by a high-altitude nuclear detonation or a major solar storm. A now infamous 2013 article discussed the prospect of North Korea using shuttle technology which it has used to place satellites in space in order to deliver such a nuclear blast above the US. READ MORE