The Dark Science Of Interrogation

Bloomberg reporter Drake Bennett interviewed Mark for an article on the Dark Science of Interrogation: How to Find Out Anything From Anyone.  Mark told Bloomberg most police officers can tell you how many feet per second a bullet travels, but have not yet embraced as effective the behavioral sciences.  Mark said abusive interrogation tactics were not just harmful, they were counterproductive.  Research scientists explained the more effective methods.

Event Date
2015-02-12
Pub/Org
Bloomberg

Panel: Questioning High-Value Suspects – Confronting Torture and Advancing Effective Interrogation

Reed College Public Policy Lecture Series announced a panel discussion moderated by Joshua Phillips, with Dr. Christian Meissner, Colonel Steven Kleinman, USAF-retired and Mark to discuss questioning high-value targets.

Event Date
2015-04-08
Pub/Org
Reed College

Reed College – Panel Discussion: Questioning High Value Suspects – Confronting Torture and Advancing Effective Interrogation

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.

Event Date
2015-04-08
Pub/Org
Reed College

National Security Experts Speak Out on Anti-Torture Legislation

Mark was among the twenty retired military leaders and national security professionals that came to Washington D.C. and met with senators from both sides of the aisle to advocate for support for the legislation solidifying the ban on torture.  Mark praised the amendment advocated for data-proven approaches and to take torture off the table, as it is illegal and something we should never consider again.

Event Date
2015-06-11
Pub/Org
Human Rights First

A Bipartisan Group of US Senators Would Like to Re-Ban Torture Again

Mark was interviewed by Vice News journalist Jason Leopold on how the passage of the McCain-Feinstein anti-torture amendment was long overdue and how a universal standard across all agencies is required.  Mark had met with members of Congress advocating for passage of the amendment and the review of the Army Field Manual; promoting the use science and evidence-based research for more effective interrogations.

Event Date
2015-06-09
Pub/Org
Vice News