Where are the nuke power plants in Iran?
TigerHawk takes a look at a tour of Iran's nuke facility by a reporter from the UK guardian and notices something interesting near the end of the article.
...It must be the fuel first program. Actually Iran has invested a good deal in a Russian nuclear power plant that sits idle because the Russians claim they have not been paid. As this report indicates that plant is not near where the fuel is being processed.
Spinning the UF6 gas until it is up to 5% rich in U-235 produces nuclear fuel. Keep spinning until it is 90% enriched and you have the makings of a bomb.
That - combined with the fact that Iran omitted to tell the IAEA about Natanz until its existence was revealed by an opposition group in 2002 - lie at the roots of the global scepticism over Iran's programme.
But there is another huge question mark hanging over Isfahan and Natanz: why is the government in such a rush to enrich fuel, when it has no nuclear power plants in which to use it?