Mark and Senator John McCain were interviewed after candidates, including Donald Trump promised to “bring back” types of torture “a hell of a lot worse than waterboarding” and the rest of the GOP field took a somewhat more nuanced position.
With a Number of Presidential Candidates Voicing Support of Torture Methods, New Statement Reminds Americans that Torture is Illegal, Counterproductive and Detrimental to National Security.
Mark and retired United States Marine Corps Commandant General Charles C. Krulak explain lawful, rapport-based interrogation techniques continue to be the most effective way to elicit actionable intelligence and how torture makes Americans less safe by increasing the risks to our troops, hindering cooperation with allies, alienating populations whose support the US needs and providing propaganda for our enemies.
Human Rights First released a letter that twenty-six national security professionals that signed a letter to all presidential candidates in September 2015. The letter urged the candidates to publicly reject torture as it is illegal, counterproductive, and detrimental to national security.
A veteran Police Chief Discusses Effective Ways To Lead, Improve, and Restore Trust posted the video of Mark’s WINx talk and said “A must view for all of us. Mark Fallon has important words for those of us in government service.
PoliceOne published a video of a WINx talk Mark gave at the WINx 2016
Mark told McClatchy that the recent scientific research has proved what seasoned interrogators have known for years: rapport-based techniques produce much better intelligence than coercion.
US News published an interview Associated Press reporter Deb Riechmann wrote where she interviewed Mark about how Appendix M could open the door to the types of abuses we have seen before.
The Boulder Weekly staff interviewed Mark about a presentation he was going to provide at the University of Colorado Conference on World Affairs on “Terrorism and the Role of the Media”
Daily Camera Staff Writer Charlie Brennan interviewed Mark regarding a panel he would be sitting on at the Conference on World Affairs at the University of Colorado Boulder
Roger Williams University President Donald J. Farish presented Mark with the Roger Williams University Distinguished Alumnus of the Year Award for 2016