[LINK] EMP fearmongering returns

Richard Chirgwin rchirgwin at ozemail.com.au
Sat Jul 25 07:50:33 AEST 2009

*This* made me feel old ...


> A campaign by US right wingers, designed to raise fears of an 
> electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack they allege could cripple Western 
> nations and lead to chaos, is targeting British politicians, with some 
> success.
> James Arbuthnot, the Conservative chairman of the Defence Select 
> Committee, recently questioned the government's preparedness against 
> the supposed threat, which critics dismiss as scaremongering and say 
> is promoted to lobby for defence spending.

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