Chris Woods

Chris Woods is a senior report for the Bureau of Investigate Journalism in London. Woods is an award-winning London-based investigative journalist and documentary film maker. He specialises in world affairs, notably the global war on terror. For many years he was based at the BBC, working as a senior producer on flagship programmes Newsnight and Panorama.  More recently, he has written and directed major documentaries for Channel 4′s Dispatches and for Al Jazeera.  He leads the Bureau’s covert war investigation team, recently shortlisted for a Foreign Press Association award and has worked with the Bureau since spring 2010.

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Friday, September 7, 2012 - 7:41am
Who Is Held to Account for Civilian Deaths by Drone in Yemen?
When news flashed of an air strike on a vehicle in the Yemeni city of Radaa on Sunday afternoon, early claims that al-Qaida militants had died soon gave way to a more grisly reality.
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Wednesday, July 18, 2012 - 10:51am
CNN Expert’s Civilian Drone Death Numbers Don’t Add Up
Following recent revelations by the New York Times that all military-aged males in Waziristan are considered fair game by the CIA in its drone strikes, many US journalists have been reassessing how they report on deaths in the attacks.
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Friday, May 11, 2012 - 7:02am
Why We Must Name All Drone Attack Victims
Sunday’s death of Fahd al-Quso in a CIA drone strike was a significant US success. The admitted al Qaeda bomber had long been sought for his role in the deadly attack on the US navy ship the USS Cole back in 2000.
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