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How the nuclear deal with Iran may stoke regional tensions

Jul 23, 2015

President Barack Obama defended the Iran nuclear deal Tuesday at a veterans' conference in Pittsburgh. He told the vets that the Iran deal is a ‘smarter’ alternative to putting more American lives "on the line" in another war.

Secretary of State John Kerry has said he believes the agreement could lead to other diplomatic breakthroughs in the region, where Iran is a significant player.

But some analysts argue that it could have the opposite effect.