U.S. expert calls for stronger defenses against N. Korea’s EMP attack

WASHINGTON, June 9 (Yonhap) — The United States and South Korea should make sure to build missile defenses effective enough to guard against an electromagnetic pulse attack from North Korea, a U.S. expert said Friday.Henry Cooper, a missile expert who served in senior defense positions in the Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations, made the case in an op-ed piece in the Wall Street Journal, saying it is easy for the North to launch an EMP attack, but its effects would be catastrophic.

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