Over the past few weeks, North Korea has been testing Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBMs), and the United States has been saber rattling in response.

This has alarmed many: The fear of a nuclear strike is rising — especially for those in Guam, Hawaii or even the West Coast. Consider that multiple news reports and social media posts have appeared advising readers what to do and where to go in the event of a nuclear strike.

On top of this, white nationalist demonstrations and counter protests in Charlottesville, Va., earlier this month resulted in three deaths and many injuries, and a declaration by Attorney General Jeff Sessions that this violence was an act of domestic terrorism.

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Christine G. Barlow, CPCU

Christine G. Barlow, CPCU, is Executive Editor of FC&S Expert Coverage Interpretation, a division of National Underwriter Company and ALM. Christine has over thirty years’ experience in the insurance industry, beginning as a claims adjuster then working as an underwriter and underwriting supervisor handling personal lines. Christine regularly presents and moderates webinars on a variety of topics and is an experienced presenter.