Mark Bowden appears in the following:
Friday, January 11, 2013
The Osama bin Laden manhunt movie Zero Dark Thirty opens in theaters across the country this weekend. But as director Kathryn Bigelow’s thriller has opened in a few theaters, it has earned rave reviews while generating a fair amount of controversy. Senators John McCain, Dianne Feinstein, and Carl Levin ...
Monday, October 22, 2012
Mark Bowden, chronicler of our military and special forces, gives the account of the hunt for Osama bin Laden. With access to key sources, he tells the story in The Finish: The Killing of Osama bin Laden. Bowden describes the development of a new tactical strategy to fight al Qaeda, how the right weapon to go after bin Laden evolved, how intelligence led to a compound in Abbottabad, and how the Navy SEALS carried out their mission.
Monday, November 14, 2011
Tuesday, September 14, 2010
Thursday morning marks the 200th anniversary of the start of The Mexican War for Independence, the conflict that ultimately led to the end of Spanish colonial rule over Mexico. Unfortunately, even as last-minute preparations for a massive commemorative celebration in the capital wrap up, persistent drug-related violence continues to temper optimism over Mexico’s stability.