Retired Adm. Gary Roughead, who stepped down a year ago as the top Navy officer, expressed concerns about the consequences of a U.S. or Israeli attack on Iran’s nuclear facilities.
“I think a military strike into Iran would set off a whole set of events,” he said when asked about a possible Israeli or U.S. strike against Iran in the coming years.
Iran has an estimated two-dozen nuclear-related facilities that would be targeted in a military strike. Many of the facilities are in underground bunkers that are difficult to target.
The nuclear facilities and the country at large also are protected by sophisticated anti-aircraft defenses that would make a military strike complicated.
Full article: Pressuring Persia (Washington Free Beacon)