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Eli Lake and Josh Rogin

Clinton and Trump Promise to Confront Iran

No longer defending or fighting the nuclear deal, but preparing for what's next.
First "Ellen," then Brookings.

First "Ellen," then Brookings.

Photographer: Dave Kotinsky/Getty Images

The next fight over the Iran nuclear deal -- now that it's assured to survive Congress -- will focus on how to stop Iran from dominating the region, after the agreement goes into effect.

Both front-runners in the 2016 presidential race, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, are scheduled to give major speeches on the Iran agreement in Washington on Wednesday. The candidates differ on the deal and how Congress should vote, but each is expected to argue that Iran must be confronted and contained after the agreement survives a coming Congressional challenge.