Hitting NY or Chicago would be doing us a favor . I would highly encourage L.A , as well . The fact that they have this strange fixation on NY city , proves that they dont understand America very well . NY city means nothing to most of us that dont live there , it has no national value in the big picture . Foreigners know of it only because its the place where immigrants have to go through ………..other than that , its nothing to the country . They would be better off hitting rail lines , bridges , disrupting freight , etc. that WILL affect the whole nation , and is actually easier to accomplish than some of the other grandiose goals . They dont get it…….they dont understand their enemy . Said it before and will say it again , The manpower needed to enforce marshal law in most of the cities is just not there , American cities are very big , some of them , not to mention any of the western cities are VERY spread out . metro Phoenix alone is bigger in square miles than some of the smaller NE states . They would have to pick and choose wisely . How wise has the government ever been ? then there is the resistance . Civil War anyone ?