Daniel Rothenberg

Senior Future of War Fellow and Co-Director, Future of War

As an ASU Future of War Fellow, Daniel Rothenberg is writing a book on the economic, political and social costs of the post-9/11 wars. Rothenberg is currently Professor of Practice in the School of Politics and Global Studies and the Lincoln Fellow for Ethics and International Human Rights Law at Arizona State University. He is the co-editor, with Peter Bergen, of Drone Wars: Transforming Conflict, Law and Policy (Cambridge University Press 2014). Previously, he was a managing director at the International Human Rights Law Institute at DePaul University College of Law, a senior fellow at the Orville H. Schell, Jr. Center for International Human Rights at Yale Law School, an assistant professor at the University of Michigan and a fellow in the Michigan Society of Fellows. From 2004 through 2010 he worked in Afghanistan and Iraq designing and managing human rights and rule of law projects. Rothenberg is a graduate of Brown University, has a M.A. in anthropology from the University of Chicago and is a Ph.D. candidate in international law at the University of Nottingham. Rothenberg is also co-director of the Future of War program, linking Arizona State University and New America.

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"My sense is actually that their comments have been quite reasonable and quite respectful of the complex situation of the U.S. government an

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Drone Wars

Drone Wars presents a series of essays by legal scholars, journalists, government officials, military analysts, social scientists, and...