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Obama seeks support for Iran deal by reminding allies of Iraq war

Obama seeks support for Iran deal by reminding allies of Iraq war

Facing a well-financed opposition and a history of late-summer woes, President Obama and liberal supporters are trying to enlist activists and everyday voters alike in a major campaign behind his landmark nuclear accord with Iran, framing it as the best chance to avoid a new Mideast war. Obama previewed the argument Thursday night in an urgent plea to allies where he recalled how opponents of the Iraq war mobilized too late to make a difference. “In the absence of your voices, you are going to see the same array of forces that got us into the Iraq war leading to a situation in which we forgo a historic opportunity and we are back on the path to potential military conflict,”...

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