Slain Iranian General Qassem Suleimani
Slain Iranian General Qassem Suleimani
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Watch: America Hits Top Iranian General; What's Next?

Top political analyst from Baghdad, Dr Ali Anbori speaks to The Lede about the escalating tensions in West Asia

Sandhya Ravishankar

Sandhya Ravishankar

Iranian QUDS General Qassem Suleimani, a top military strategist in Iran and West Asia, credited with playing a big role in the destruction of IS in Syria, was killed in a rocket attack by the US in Baghdad, Iraq.

Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khameini promised to exact "harsh revenge" on the US for the attack that killed at least one other Iranian general.

The Lede spoke with political analyst Dr Ali Anbori in Baghdad to understand the situation on the ground.

Watch the video below for details.

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