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North Korean EMP attack ‘unlikely’

20th September 2017 - 00:09 GMT | by Wendell Minnick in Taipei

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It has been the subject of speculation in novels, news stories and analysis papers for decades. An enemy state uses a nuclear electromagnetic pulse (NEMP) or high-altitude electromagnetic pulse (HEMP) device to knock out electronics in an enemy’s area of operations. 

A nuclear bomb could detonate either in ...

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