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Drone attacks in Pakistan are ‘next Guantanamo’
A lawyer acting for victims of US drone strikes in Pakistan is preparing fresh legal action against the CIA and tells Channel 4 News Osama bin Laden’s death strengthens the case against the attacks.
Pakistan drone report shortlisted for Amnesty digital award
A special report on US drone warfare by Channel 4 News is nominated for a leading digital human rights award. It follows an ongoing investigation into covert attacks in Pakistan.
Osama bin Laden killed by US forces in Pakistan
Al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden is killed following a firefight with US troops in Pakistan. But International Editor Lindsey Hilsum questions how significant his death will be for the war on terror.
US deploys unmanned Predator drones over Libya
The use of the armed drones has been approved by President Obama, and they are already in operation. Predator drones have been used extensively in Pakistan and other areas without US ground troops.
US drones: lessons for Libya from Pakistan
As the US approves armed drone attacks on President Gaddafi’s forces in Libya, Channel 4 News looks at America’s record of drone strikes in Pakistan, believed to be led by the CIA.
Pakistan drone strikes: the CIA’s secret war
The number of drone strikes in Pakistan, believed to be led by the CIA, has doubled under the Obama administration in 2010 – leading to hundreds of deaths. Channel 4 News maps a secret war.
‘America’s drones go where its thousands of troops cannot’
Why have drones or unmanned warplanes become so important to America’s war in Afghanistan? Surely it is the realisation that the Obama troop surge there cannot box the Taliban into a corner.
CIA man pulled out of Pakistan amid drone attack storm
The CIA pulls its top spy out of Pakistan after an unprecedented legal action against him and threats to his life.
Foreign Office probes Brits killed by drone in Pakistan
Reports that two white British al-Qaeda members have been killed in a missile strike are being investigated, as a security source tells Channel 4 News he is “not surprised Britons are in the area”.