The Casualties of the Drone War

Azmat Khan
Anand Gopal

Since the War on Terror began, the US military has used aerial bombing campaigns to avoid American combat losses. But they’ve led to a staggering number of civilian deaths.

Photography by Cole Wilson

Azmat Khan is a professor at Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism and an investigative reporter for the New York Times who covers the human cost of war, including through a multi-award-winning, yearslong investigation into the civilian casualties of US air strikes in the Middle East. Anand Gopal is a professor at the Center on […]