Targeting Iran’s nuclear facilities
American or Israeli forces seeking to destroy Iran’s nuclear facilities in a future conflict would face a formidable challenge in attacking the heavily fortified plants where Iran makes enriched uranium. Iran says its nuclear program is for peaceful purposes, but the United States and others believe the country could be making preparations to develop an atomic weapon.
Sources: DigitalGlobe via Google Earth Pro, GlobalSecurity.org, staff reports. Todd Lindeman and Bill Webster/The Washington post.