Article 10 of the nuclear deal with Iran, included in a section titled “Reactors, Fuels, Facilities, and Processes,” stipulates that world powers and Iran will foster “cooperation through training and workshops to strengthen Iran’s ability to protect against, and respond to, nuclear security threats, including sabotage, as well as to enable effective and sustainable nuclear security and physical protection systems.” . . .
Thus it seems that the U.S. has to protect Iran as it pursues nuclear weapons because its program is allegedly civilian. Which posits this intriguing question: if Israel attacked Iran’s nuclear sites, would the US be forced to defend Iran against Israel? All answers please to Confused.com