Iran’s nuclear facilities pose several unique challenges. Many of the facilities are under IAEA inspections, which contribute significantly to our understanding of Iran’s nuclear progress.
However, Iran’s refusal to take steps to increase transparency remains a serious concern.
Until Iran addresses international concerns regarding its nuclear program, the U.S. and its international partners are rightly keeping the military option on the table.
Understanding the details of Iran’s nuclear program, from basic location and capabilities to tactical considerations, is key to the ongoing debate over policy options.