Heritage Explains: Electromagnetic Pulse Attack

COMMENTARY Missile Defense

Heritage Explains: Electromagnetic Pulse Attack

Mar 16th, 2018

Commentary By

Michelle Cordero @michelleoddis

Digital Content Manager

Emily VanderBush

Former Communications Manager

What would happen if the power went out and never came back on? Getty

This week Lt. Gen. Thomas Spoehr, director of Heritage's Center for National Security, explains electromagnetic pulse attack, it’s aftermath, and what Congress should be doing to prevent them.