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Illustration on the duplicity of Iranian President Hassan Rouhani by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani

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Illustration on Iran's threat to Israel's existence by Donna Grethen/Tribune Content Agency

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Isolated: Iranian President Hassan Rouhani hinted at a desire to join the world community.

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Illustration on Senator Chuck Schumer's opposition to the Obama/Iran nuclear weapons deal by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Iran's supreme religious leader Ayatollah Khamenei tweeted a warning to the U.S. on Saturday, July 25, 2015 that included an image of President Obama with a gun to his head. (Image: Twitter, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei) ** FILE **

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Illustration on the imperative need for Congress to reject the Obama/Iran nuclear arms deal by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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President Obama says the people criticizing the Iran nuclear deal are the same people who rushed into war with Iraq. (AP Photo)

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Illustration on Congress' skepticism and opposition to the Iran nuclear arms deal by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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From left: Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi, French Foreign Minister Laurent Fabius, German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier, European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini, Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif, British Foreign Secretary Philip Hammond and U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry pose for a group photo after talks with Iran on their nuclear program in Vienna. (AP Photo)

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif waves to journalist from a balcony of the Palais Coburg where closed-door nuclear talks with Iran continue in Vienna, Austria, Monday, July 13, 2015. (AP Photo/Ronald Zak)

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Illustration on Iran's development of methanol in response to U.S. sanctions by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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Secretary of State John F. Kerry (left) and his U.S. delegation met with Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif (right) as talks continued Tuesday on Iran's nuclear program. (Associated Press)

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Iranian Foreign Minister Javad Zarif laughs during a meeting with U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry at a hotel in Vienna, Austria, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. (Carlos Barria/Pool via AP) ** FILE **

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Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said this month that a final nuclear deal is "within reach" as the Islamic republic and world powers face a June 30 deadline for an agreement, but he added that Iran won't allow its state "secrets" to be jeopardized. (Associated Press)

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"There are still differences but we are trying to finish the work as early as possible," said an optimistic Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif. (Associated Press)

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Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a televised speech at the presidency compound in Tehran, Iran, Monday, May 4, 2015. (Iranian Presidency Office via AP)

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Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif laughs during a press conference with his Spanish counterpart Manuel Garcia Margallo in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, April 14, 2015. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki) ** FILE **

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Iranian Premier Mohammed Mossadegh rides on the shoulders of cheering crowds in Tehran's Majlis Square, Sept. 27, 1951, outside the parliament building, after reiterating his oil nationalization views to his public supporters. The frail premier, whose demands for the ouster of British oil interests have created international tension, is awaiting Oct. 1, a possible summons to appears before the United Nations Security Council in New York.(AP Photo)