5 ways Iran might retaliate for America's airstrike

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Early Friday morning, a U.S. airstrike killed General Qassem Soleimani, the commander of Iran's elite Quds Force and among the country's most powerful figures. Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei quickly warned that "harsh retaliation is waiting" for the U.S., and analysts and experts started suggesting the ways that retaliation could take shape.

Joyce Karam, a reporter for The National in the United Arab Emirates, pointed out locations and U.S. strongholds overseas that Iran might go after.

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Kathryn Krawczyk

Kathryn is a graduate of Syracuse University, with degrees in magazine journalism and information technology, along with hours to earn another degree after working at SU's independent paper The Daily Orange. She's currently recovering from a horse addiction while living in New York City, and likes to share her extremely dry sense of humor on Twitter.