Attention turns to the U.S. after drone attacks in Jordan

More from this show

President Joe Biden plans on responding to the deadly drone attack in Jordan that happened Sunday. 

The attack killed three U.S. troops and wounded dozens; however, it is still unclear how exactly the U.S. will respond.

Daniel Rothenberg, Co-Director of the Future Security Initiative and professor of practice at the School of Politics and Global Studies at ASU, shared how he believed the U.S. will respond to the attack and what the country will do moving forward. 

Rothenberg explained there is a lot of pressure on the U.S. to respond and its impact on recent global conflict. Biden also said the U.S. response will be “multi-phased,” meaning it will have multiple targets over multiple days. 

Rothenberg believes there is always a possibility for a negotiated settlement to end the Gaza conflict, and although it is still possible, he believes the U.S. response will not increase conflict. 

Rothenberg emphasized the main focus is avoiding any escalation in global conflict. 

Daniel Rothenburg, Co-Director Future Security Initiative, professor of practice, School of Politics and Global Studies, ASU

A cactus blooms in the Sonoran Desert
aired Feb. 28

Desert Dreams: Celebrating Five Seasons in the Sonoran Desert

A cute little duckling with text reading: Arizona PBS Ducks in a Row Event
March 6

Getting Your Ducks in a Row to Avoid Conflict When You Are Gone

Barry Gibb singing (Bee Gees: In Our Own Time)
aired Feb. 24

Bee Gees: In Our Own Time

Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Kris Kristofferson and Willie Nelson
aired Feb. 23

The Highwaymen: Live at Nassau Coliseum

Subscribe to Arizona PBS Newsletters

STAY in touch
with azpbs.org!

Subscribe to Arizona PBS Newsletters: