This is a basic skeleton on which I would build the story around. A group of disgruntled Russian supremos decide the time has come to utilise the electromagnetic technology that they possess and so team up with Black September – a well-funded, low-lying Palestinian terrorist organisation (1972 Munich Massacre)– to neutralise the US and take political and economic control of western Europe. They seed the Us and Europe with strategic electromagnetic devices, and then hand the Americans an ultimatum - abandon Europe to the Russians, or see it's entire electronic infrastructure destroyed by a single electronic wave, that would cause untold chaos and destruction. (Electromagnetic technology is real. Black September is a real organisation) What do you think?