1 catastrophe could take U.S. down, expert warns

1 catastrophe could take U.S. down, expert warns

WASHINGTON – Between the Red Cross, National Guard, Army Corps of Engineers and FEMA, all of whom respond to emergencies and disasters, America should be reasonably well-prepared for floods, fires, terror attacks and other major catastrophes, one might think. Yet, in a dizzyingly high-tech era in which energy and communications grids are increasingly vulnerable to malicious…