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As Vet Group Grays And Ages, New Blood Tries To Inspire Change

The Veterans of Foreign Wars, once a thriving group, is seeing dwindling membership. In New Orleans, Iraq and Afghanistan veterans are trying to revitalize a VFW post, but old-timers are pushing back.
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In Wake Of Iran Deal, Defense Secretary Embarks On Middle East Tour

The loudest objections to the recent Iran nuclear deal have been coming from Israel. U.S. Defense Secretary Ashton Carter is traveling there this weekend, in a bid to reassure the riled American ally.
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Sen. Feinstein On Iran Deal's Critics: 'What Is Their Alternative?'

The Democrat says she supports the nuclear deal world powers struck with Iran this week. She notes that Iran stuck to the interim agreement, and says the pact's critics haven't offered other options.
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U.S. Energy Secretary: Deal Keeps Iran Further Away From A Nuclear Weapon

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz about the Iran nuclear deal. Secretary Moniz was an important player in the negotiations.
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Obama Says Deal Is 'Best Means' For Preventing Iranian Nuclear Weapons

President Obama made his case for the Iran nuclear deal at a press conference Wednesday. He said the agreement achieves its primary goal, which is to prevent Iran from developing a nuclear weapon.
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Lebanon Residents Divided Over Iran Nuclear Deal

Lebanon serves as a good reflection of the Middle East, and it's buzzing with the news of the Iran nuclear deal.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham: Nuclear Deal With Iran 'Has To Include Their Behavior'

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham about the Iran nuclear agreement. He says a deal should have been contingent on Iran changing its behavior toward its neighbors.
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Nuclear Deal Includes Surveillance Of Iran's Nuclear Facilities

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with veteran former International Atomic Energy Agency inspector Thomas Shea about the Iran nuclear deal and how the process of inspections may change.
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Obama Says Iran Nuclear Deal Meets U.S. National Security Interests

In a more than hourlong news conference, the president urged Congress to evaluate "this agreement based on the facts, not on politics." The deal faces much skepticism in Congress and in Israel.
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The Iranian Nuclear Deal: What Happens Next?

The nuclear negotiations were complicated. Tuesday's deal has created a whole new set of issues that will require Iran to scale back its program and the international community to ease sanctions.

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