posted on May, 8 2011 @ 10:50 AM
Let me play devils advocate:
Aside from false flag events and such (of which I myself do believe is possible and there is precedent to support it) there are those folks "over
there" that would like to see the demise of the U.S.
So, say Al Qaeda could get hold of a couple of nukes from Pakistan by infiltrating ISI.
For those who bring up the difficulty of smuggling one into our borders, this might not be a concern for them.
For a worse case SHTF scenario they wouldn't need to get it in here.
I just read the following book, and it scared the *!%t out of me!
"One Second After" by William R. Forstchen. In the story it details an EMP attack, launched from the Gulf of Mexico from a freighter. If the
scenario in the story is plausible (I believe it is, good Afterword at the end, lot's of sources) a detonation in a city at ground level would be a