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President Barack Obama, standing with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers remarks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, after an Iran nuclear deal is reached. After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, diplomats Tuesday declared that world powers and Iran had struck a landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

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President Barack Obama, standing with Vice President Joe Biden, delivers remarks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, July 14, 2015, after an Iran nuclear deal is reached. After 18 days of intense and often fractious negotiation, diplomats Tuesday declared that world powers and Iran had struck a landmark deal to curb Iran's nuclear program in exchange for billions of dollars in relief from international sanctions. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, Pool)

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This image made from video broadcast on Press TV, Iran's English language state-run channel shows President Hassan Rouhani making a statement following announcement of the Iran nuclear deal, Tuesday, July 14, 2015 in Teran. Rouhani says 'a new chapter' has begun in relations with the world. (Press TV via AP video)

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National Edition Opinion cover for July 14, 2015 - Losing the war with Iran (Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times)

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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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Secretary of State John F. Kerry, who threatened to walk away from the Iran nuclear deal negotiations last week, said Sunday that "a few tough things" remain in the way but added, "We're getting to some real decisions." (Associated Press)

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Iranian English teacher Fatemeh Hossieni, 61, celebrates Al-Quds Day in Tehran, Iran by calling for the destruction of Israel, July 10, 2015. (Image: NBC News screenshot) ** FILE **

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National Edition Opinion cover for July 8, 2015 - How Iran turns lemons into high-octane lemonade (Illustration by Alexander Hunter for The Washington Times)

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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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Illustration on the losing strategy of U.S. negotiations with Iran by Alexander Hunter/The Washington Times

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National Edition News cover for July 7, 2015 - Iran nuclear talks deadlocked as midnight deadline nears: U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry delivers a statement on the Iran talks in Vienna, Austria, Sunday, July 5, 2015. Secretary of State John Kerry says negotiations with Iran could go either way — cutting off any potential path for an Iranian nuclear bomb or ending without agreement. Speaking in Vienna on the ninth day of the nuclear talks, Kerry says disagreements remain on several significant issues. He says hard choices must be made for a deal to be made by Tuesday, the latest deadline. (Leonhard Foeger/Pool photo via AP)

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Secretary of State John F. Kerry speaks to President Obama prior to reaching a nuclear deal with Iran. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

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President Obama insisted again Tuesday that he was not wedded to an agreement at any cost and threatened outright to "walk away" if Iran reneges on the parameters of an April interim agreement in Lausanne, Switzerland, with the so-called P5+1 negotiating group that also comprises Britain, France, China, Russia and Germany. (Associated Press)

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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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Illustration on Iran's "North Korean strategy" for developing nuclear weapons by Linas Garsys/The Washington Times

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In this Saturday, June 13, 2015 file photo, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani speaks during a press conference on the second anniversary of his election in Tehran, Iran. A picture of the supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei hangs on the wall. Should the talks over Iran's nuclear program collapse, the alternatives are not appealing: The war option that the United States has kept on the table has few fans, and the world does not seem willing to truly bring Iran to its knees by shutting off the flow of capital and goods. (AP Photo/Ebrahim Noroozi, File)

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Iran executed at least 289 people in 2014, according to Amnesty International, making the Islamic republic the world's second most prolific practitioner of capital punishment. Women and children in Iran also struggle under harsh, discriminatory laws despite numerous calls for reform from human rights groups and the international community. (Associated Press)

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Iran Terror Curriculum Illustration by Greg Groesch/The Washington Times

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Iranians looked on during the public hangings of five men, including a convicted serial killer. Rights groups say Iran is on pace to hang more than 1,000 people this year, many from construction cranes in public squares. (Associated Press)

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Samereh Alinejad, blindfolded and ready to be hanged, was slapped by the mother of the man he was convicted of murdering then pardoned by the victim's family. Iran executes hundreds of prisoners annually through an opaque legal system that human rights groups say also puts scores of political prisoners behind bars. (Associated Press)