Christian Jennings biography
Christian Jennings is a British freelance foreign correspondent and the author of four works of non-fiction published in the UK, the US, Holland and Italy. Since 1988, across twenty-three countries, he has been writing books and journalism on international current affairs and travel, Special Forces, intelligence and latterly science for publications ranging from The Economist and Reuters to Wired, The Daily Telegraph and The Scotsman. He has been based variously in Kigali, Pristina, Skopje, Nairobi, Geneva and Bujumbura, and now lives in Sarajevo, where from 2008-2010 he took a sabbatical from journalism to work for the International Commission on Missing Persons. He has now returned to full-time writing.
His latest book was published in 2004 by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, entitled Midnight in Some Burning Town: British Special Forces Operations from Belgrade to Baghdad. His seminal account of covering genocides in the Great Lakes region of East Africa, Across the Red River – Rwanda, Burundi and the Heart of Darkness, was published in 2000, also by Weidenfeld and Nicolson.