Trump turns to those he has scorned for help on Iran

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DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As tensions fester with Iran, President Donald Trump finds himself turning to the very people and entities he's spent three years dismissing or alienating: NATO, Western allies and U.S. intelligence agencies. Trump, who once said that U.S. spy agencies should "go back to school," is now highlighting the intelligence services'work that led to the fatal air strike against Iran's most powerful general. "There's some dripping irony, but nobody thinks all of a sudden he loves us," said Marc Polymeropoulos, a recently retired 26-year CIA veteran who held assignments in the Mideast, Europe and Eurasia. Also, after three years of dismissive comments about NATO and other European allies, Trump says he wants them to help more in the Middle East
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