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.
USA Today reporter Kevin Johnson interviews mark about the creation of the High Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG) and how law enforcement officials are starting to incorporate evidence-based research to improve their interview and interrogation training programs. Mark told USA Today:”Many of us made our bones by getting bad guys to confess to crimes. We’re challenging that identity by suggesting that you may not have been as effective as you think,”
Mark, along with former Navy General Counsel Alberto Mora, and former NCIS Director David Brant were on a panel moderated by former US Attorney John McKay on the San Bernardino and Palm Desert Campus
Mark told LBC there’s been no evidence to establish that the infliction of abuse or pain or torture would result in the acquisition of accurate or reliable information and that it is counter productive, as it hardens resistance and results in tainted or flawed intelligence.
Shepard Smith interviews Mark on Fox News on terrorism, radicalization and symbols of oppression, torture and injustice; and how we need to reclaim the narrative that we’re a just nation and society.
The University of Colorado Boulder announced Mark would be giving a special presentation at their International Affairs Spring Reception and speaking at the Conference on World Affairs