Daily Mail (UK) reporter Jack Crone quotes Mark in his article on “Brutal Guantanamo interrogator accused of planting evidence and torturing suspects to extract murder confessions during 30-year career as Chicago detective.” The article focused on former Chicago Police detective Richard Zuley and wrongful convictions based on false confessions.
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.
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.
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.
Huffington Post reporter Ali Watkins interviewed Mark about the protracted battles within to CIA and White House over the SSCI Torture Report and the CIA’s failure to acknowledge their actions as torture and the failure to hold anyone accountable. Mark told the Huffington Post we’ve continued to try and redact and classify our way out of past mistakes.
Reuters reporter Allstair Bell interviewed Mark who called for an independent counsel, with subpoena power to fully investigate the role of psychologists collaborating to justify torture.
The Daily Echo reported that Mark would be talking about significant counterterrorism investigations and the impact of the 9/11 attacks on US policies and practices, including the origins of the CIA Rendition, Detention and Interrogation program.
The University of Portsmouth announced that Mark would be giving a public lecture at the Univesity, hosted by the Department of Psychology’s International Centre for Research in Forensic Psychology.
Huffington Post reporter Ali Watkins interview Mark for an article on the High Value Detainee Interrogation Group (HIG) and information released in a report titled “All The President’s Psychologists.”
Mark participated in a Human Rights First public service announcement video about the strategic consequences of keeping the Guantanamo Bay prison open. Mark said you need a place to hold enemy combatants and to exploit a detainee for their intelligence value, but that is not what had occurred at Guantanamo Bay.