If you make it through all of that, you’ll eventually reach the 22nd paragraph, where you’ll unearth this pertinent little fact:
Experts say the Natanz plant needs between 50,000 to 60,000 centrifuges to consistently produce fuel for a reactor or build a warhead.
Yes, in the 22nd paragraph of the 28-graph story, we learn that the 3,000 centrifuges are one twentieth of the number experts say are needed to build a warhead! That, my friends, is a fog fact.
PS: I know it would be asking too much for these reports to mention a key aspect of the UN sanctions against Iran. The resolution authorizing them offers no cause that justifies them. There’s no sentence in there like, “whereas Iran is violating blah blah blah.” That’s because Iran — like all other signatories of the Non Proliferation Treaty — is guaranteed the right to enrich uranium for peaceful purposes, and the process is the same until you stick the enriched uranium in a weapon. read more