Joe Biden’s infrastructure bill exposes America’s weak defenses, experts say

President Joe Biden’s $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan includes a laundry list of things that push the limits of the word, worrying defense and critical infrastructure experts who are concerned the plan will highlight America’s soft points to potential foes.

For decades, the United States has neglected investments in roads, bridges, and ports. Critical infrastructure such as power plants and electrical grids are now targeted by adversaries who have demonstrated elsewhere their capacity to shut off the lights. Where private industry has not invested in the cybersecurity to keep adversaries out, security experts say the government must inject investment for the sake of U.S. national interest. But with just 5% to 7% of the Biden plan reportedly going to traditional
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