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Former CIA Director: US at Risk of Attack on Power Grid

Tuesday, 19 Aug 2014 01:29 PM

The electrical power grid of the United States is at risk of an electromagnetic attack by hostile nations, former CIA Director James Woolsey told Newsmax TV's "America's Forum" on Tuesday.

Woolsey was joined by Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, executive director of the Task Force on National and Homeland Security, who said nations such as Iran and North Korea, or the Islamic militant group ISIS, could launch nuclear weapons that could imperil the U.S. electrical infrastructure.

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