In Just Security, David Luban included Mark when he wrote about honoring and celebrating those people within the government and military who never lost their moral bearings – who opposed and resisted the torture program. Luban referred to Mark’s position when he saw the CIA help enable torture at Guantanamo: “Fallon’s comment about the ‘stuff Congressional hearings are made of’ was prescient – for the minutes were released by Senator Carl Levin during hearings. And Fallon’s last ling should resonate with us – after all, ‘how will history look back at this’ depends completely on us.
In an interview in Business Week, Professor and author Adam Grant used Mark as an example of a giver during his career as an NCIS special agent.
Human Rights First published a video of Senator Angus King talking about the Senate Torture and referring to Mark. Senator King referred to Mark’s Op-Ed in Politico Magazine as a very powerful piece and quoted Mark as saying torture does not produce good intelligence.
Reed College Public Policy Lecture Series hosted a panel discussion on Questioning High-Value Suspects: Confronting Torture and Advancing Effective Interrogation. Joshua Philips moderated the panel with Dr. Christian Meissner, Colonel Steven Kleinman, USAF-retired and Mark.
Newsweek journalist Rupert Stone interviewed Mark in his article on the use of science to inform the practice of interrogation and how the Army Field Manual special appendix that allows for cruel treatment, such as prolonged solitary confinement and sleep and sensory deprivation, should be reviewed and updated.
Witness to Guantanamo release a video of an interview of Mark discussing how the manner in which military interrogations were being conducted were in direct conflict with the techniques used by the FBI, CITF and other federal law enforcement and counterintelligence agencies.
Witness to Guantanamo released a video tape of an interview of Mark regarding treatment of GTMO detainees and how it worked against our national security goals and created the very adversaries we feared.
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.