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Mark Bowden

Mark Bowden appears in the following:

Mark Bowden on the Killing of Osama bin Laden

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.

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Casualty of War

Monday, November 14, 2011

In "Echoes from a Distant Battlefield," Mark Bowden, Vanity Fair contributing editor, and author of Black Hawk Down and Worm: The First Digital World War, dissects the 2008 Battle of Wanat and the shifting blame for the high death toll.

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Mexico Celebrates 200th Year Amid Continued Drug Violence

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.  

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The Inheritance

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Mark Bowden, contributing editor at Vanity Fair, examines the nexus of dynasty and fourth-generation politics in New York Times publisher Arthur Ochs Sulzberger Jr’s struggle to keep his family’s prized asset alive. His article, "The Inheritance", is in the May issue of Vanity Fair.

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