US faces most ‘dangerous’ Middle East of Biden’s long career, Blinken says

President Joe Biden “will respond decisively” to the Iran-backed attack that killed three U.S. troops in Jordan on Sunday, Secretary of State Antony Blinken said Monday.

“We will hold responsible the people who attacked our troops,” Blinken told reporters. “We’ll do so at a time and a place of our choosing. At the same time, we remain focused on our core objectives in the region, both in terms of the conflict in Gaza and broader efforts to build truly durable peace and security.”

An Iran-backed military group killed three Army Reserve soldiers and wounded dozens of Americans in a one-way attack drone strike on a small outpost near the border of Jordan, Syria, and Iraq. The strike has raised the stakes of a tit-for-tat crisis that has intensified in the months since
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