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Hearing: Electric Grid Vulnerable to EMP

Experts on Capitol Hill Thursday warned that an electromagnetic pulse (EMP) attack aimed at the nation’s electrical grid could leave the majority of …

Beware the 'Little White Rabbit' of China's Military

A call to tighten military secrecy was issued by China’s Central Military Commission late last month. The People’s Liberation Army Daily quoted the …

China

Why thousands of 9-1-1 calls got dropped

The federal government will investigate an outage inside the CenturyLink telephone company system that left thousands of 911 emergency calls …

Expert to Congress: EMP ‘clear and present danger’

WASHINGTON – China, Russia and North Korea have electromagnetic-pulse, or EMP, weapons with the ability to cause mass casualties and catastrophic …

North Korea developing 'electromagnetic pulse weapons'

South Korea's spy agency said Monday that North Korea was using Russian technology to develop electromagnetic pulse weapons aimed at paralysing …

American Blackout

Check your local listings<p>American Blackout imagines the story of a national power failure in the United States caused by a cyberattack ' told in real time, over 10 days, by those who kept filming on cameras and phones.<p>Interactive<p>Experience an American Blackout in this immersive interactive site …

The Frightening Reality of EMP: A Fox News Primer

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Watch this electromagnetic pulse weapon (EMP) completely destroy a car's electric system

It seems that modern warfare is pivoting to utilize many more invisible, silent weapons. This is sensible because there's much less of a pa…

DHS Admits It Is Unprepared for EMP Threat

In testimony delivered on September 12, Brandon Wales, director of the Department of Homeland Security’s (DHS) Infrastructure Threat and Risk …

Expert: Iran ships a dry run for later nuclear/EMP attack; humiliate Obama

Iran's surprising decision to move warships off the Atlantic coast poses a potential catastrophic threat to America from a nuclear or electromagnetic …

LA Times

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China Escalates Its War on American Tech Firms

U.S. technology firms have often found China a tough market. Microsoft has struggled with widespread software piracy. Facebook, Twitter and YouTube …

China, U.S. Tensions Run High at Sea and Under the Sun

By<p>Ben Winkley<p><i>Here’s your morning jolt of news, insight and analysis on the global energy business. Send us tips, suggestions and complaints: ben.winkley@wsj.com</i><p><i>Click here to receive this morning email newsletter</i><p><i>Click here to follow Ben Winkley on Twitter</i><p>CHINA AT HOME AND ABROAD<p>A Vietnamese …

Pro-Russian rebels take control of 3 government bases in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russian insurgents dislodged government troops from three bases in eastern Ukraine, a new blow to beleaguered armed forces as its president-elect vowed new initiatives to help end the regional mutiny.<p>Billionaire candy magnate Petro Poroshenko, speaking in Warsaw, rejected the interim …

U.S. official: 'Dangerous' Russian jet fly-by was 'straight out of a movie'

A Russian fighter jet buzzed dangerously close to a U.S. military plane in April, a U.S. official said Tuesday, describing the fly-by as "straight out of a movie."<p>The Russian jet flew within 100 feet of the nose of a U.S. Air Force reconnaissance plane over the Sea of Okhotsk between Russia and …

Accused of spying and setting up church, South Korean sentenced in North Korea

North Korea's Supreme Court has sentenced a South Korean man to life of hard labor for commiting "hostile acts" against the country, according to its state-run news agency, KCNA.<p>The South Korean, identified as Kim Jong Uk, averted the death sentence because he allegedly "repented of his crimes," …

Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, Iran's supreme leader, says 'military attack is not a priority for Americans now'

Standing on a podium amid banners boasting "America Cannot Do a Damn Thing," Iran's supreme leader said Wednesday that President Obama no longer has …

New Website Vows to Show You the Benghazi Documents the ‘White House Doesn’t Want You to Read’

The Republican Party has launched a new website dedicated to providing the American people an array of documents related to the deadly Sept. 11, 2012, terrorist attack on two U.S. compounds in Benghazi.<p>The website currently includes House and Senate committee reports of their investigations into …

Suicide Attackers Hit Afghan Police Compound

KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — Afghan officials say suicide bombers have attacked a police compound in a mountainous area near the capital, Kabul.<p>Interior …

Former DoD spokesman J.D. Gordon: Obama could use field guide to friends, enemies

Wildlife enthusiasts, park rangers and environmental scientists are accustomed to using field guides in identifying thousands of plant and animal …

Experts: Booming Opium Trade May Turn Afghanistan into Criminal State

The thriving Afghan opium trade–which has grown dramatically during the ongoing U.S.-led occupation, reaching record highs–may turn Afghanistan into …