There are certain reports published by Politico that Iran is planning to avenge the killing of General Quassem Soleimani.
Iran To Avenge The Killing Of Qassem Soleimani
President Donald Trump had ordered the killing of Iranian General Qassem Soleimani. And the reason he stated was that Soleimani is the master mind behind Iran’s plan of attacking the Unites States. Therefore he poses a big threat to the nation. Hence he ordered for a drone attack in January. And that led to the killing of General Qassem Soleimani.
So as per a report published by the Politico Iran is actually planning to avenge his death. Therefore is planning to assassinate Ambassador Lana Marks. As she has a very close terms with President Trump. Although Iran had tried to attack US Troops as a revenge but didn’t succeed in the attempt.
Therefore this time it is planning to killing someone who is a part of the US government.
Who Is Lana Marks?
So as the Politico article mentions that Iran is plotting an assassination of Lana Marks we have to know who she actually is. Marks is is a fashion designer based in Florida.
But most importantly she has been a very close friend of Trump. So in 2018 she was appointed as the US ambassador to South Africa. Therefore is a prominent figure in the US . So the reason Iran might actually choose her as the victim because of her proximity to Trump.
Also the assassination of an ambassador is good enough to trigger violence between both the nations. There will be chances for war as well. According to the article Mark knows that she is being targeted by Iran. And is quite vulnerable because her assassination might involve the Iranian Embassy present in South Africa.
Also it is know that Iran has some illicit operations running in South Africa. Thus it will be quite easy to plan the killing of Marks. Hence US is quite worried about her security.
But Marks is not the only target for Iran as there are several other envoys they might target to avenge the death of Soleimani. Also Politico has published this article considering US intelligence reports and therefore is based on authentic sources.
Hence one thing is clear that Iran will not let go off the killing of Soleimani so easily. Thus US needs to stay prepared for the retaliation.