Witness to Guantanamo released a video tape of Mark describing how the interrogation techniques used on Mohammed al-Qahtani at GTMO were illegal and hardened his resistance.
Mark was among a group of intelligence officials from the DOD, CIA, FBI and NCIS urging Congress to support for the McCain Amendment to the FY 2016 National Defense Authorization Bill to prohibit coercive interrogation techniques.
In an Op-Ed in The Huffington Post, Mark wrote that America would be judged, and judged harshly, for not closing the Guantanamo Bay prison sooner, as it has become a strategic liability and a symbol of injustice, oppression and torture.
Mark wrote an Op-Ed published in the Huffington Post on how it’s time for President Obama and Congress to take bipartisan action to ensure we never venture into the dark side and torture again.
Mark was interviewed in this BuzzFeed article on how evidence-based research is now being used to improve the practice of interrogation and discusses how it’s critical for the Army Field Manual to be reviewed and research findings incorporated.
Mark appeared in a Human Rights First public service announcement on how torture doesn’t work, is illegal and violates American ideals.
Newsweek interviewed Mark about how if there was any suspicion about Guantanamo Bay detainees, they would not be released.
Mark co-authored an article published in Police Chiefs Magazine about how research can improve the practice of interrogation and how the research studies offer an unprecedented perspective on the challenges, successes and mediations of overcoming resistance and collecting important information from non-cooperative sources.
Ali Watkins interviewed Mark about how the CIA relied on SERE psychologists, with no experience in interrogations, terrorism or Middle Eastern culture to develop a program of systematic inhuman and degrading tactics that frequently rose to the level of torture.
Mark wrote an Op-Ed published in the NY Daily News Mark urges President Obama to move aggressively to transfer detainees cleared for release from GTMO and to bring terrorists to justice, real justice and constitutional justice, citing it’s not just President Obama’s legacy at stake; it’s ours.