Foreign Policy reports Californian officials are urging local agencies to shore up their nuclear attack response plans. Last month, the Los Angeles Joint Regional Intelligence Center issued a report titled Nuclear Attack Response Considerations warning a nuclear strike on Southern California would be “catastrophic”.
It comes as Pyongyang accused Trump of declaring war on the hermit kingdom after the President tweeted: “Just heard Foreign Minister of North Korea speak at U.N. If he echoes thoughts of Little Rocket Man, they won’t be around much longer!”
The new report, reportedly obtained by Foreign Policy, cited North Korea’s intercontinental ballistic missile test in late July which could, in theory, reach the West Coast of the US.
It also referenced the rogue nation’s propaganda videos that showed the ruins of San Francisco and Washington.
“The consequences of a nuclear attack in Southern California would be catastrophic,” the report stated.
“Nonetheless, government entities and first responders are expected to …