Here are the areas in the US most likely to be struck in a nuclear attack.

The Roper Report

The author of this piece ignores cultural and social targets and focuses simply on military targets. While that is useful, it doesn’t fully embrace the mindset of war. If every single nuclear-armed submarine can’t be located and destroyed, the ability of the armed forces to strike back devastatingly against an attack cannot be fully nullified.

A better plan for any enemy would then be to use nuclear terror to either decapitate the government in a strike on Washington D.C., or to destabilize it through attacks on population centers such as New York and Los Angeles in order to demoralize the rest of the country. Washington D.C., New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Houston, and key military targets such as Cheyenne Mountain, Omaha, the Pentagon, San Diego, and Norfolk would take the U.S. out of any fight which required more than pushing a button, due to the scale of the loss and…

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