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Mark Danner

Author of the book “Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror.”

Mark Danner appears in the following:

Context and a Movie: Zero Dark Thirty

Friday, January 18, 2013

Mark Danner, frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books and author of Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror, and A.O. Scott, New York Times chief film critic, discuss the film, the controversial torture scenes, and the experience of watching a film based on the recent past.

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Indefinite Detention

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Mark Danner, contributor to the New York Review of Books and the author of Stripping Bare the Body: Politics, Violence, War, discusses President Obama's shift in opinion about a bill that would allow indefinite detention. Linda Sarsour, director of the Arab American Association of New York, joins the conversation. 

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Reporting War

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

A frequent contributor to the New York Review of Books, Mark Danner discusses his new book, Stripping Bare the Body: Politics, Violence, War (Nation Books, 2009), which questions the recent history of American power.

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Bridge and Tunnel

Wednesday, December 09, 2009

President Obama laid out his plan yesterday to turn around the dismal job market. One area of focus was infrastructure development. Petra Todorovich, director of America 2050, discusses how the Administration’s plans will affect the NYC region. Plus, Mark Danner, on his new book Stripping Bare the Body: Politics, Violence, ...

DOJ to Investigate Alleged CIA Abuses

Tuesday, August 25, 2009

The Justice Department recommended yesterday that Attorney General Eric Holder re-open and examine cases of alleged abuse of suspected al-Qaeda members.  The abuse allegedly took place in secret CIA prisons during former President George W. Bush's administration. To go over the details, we have Vijay Padmanabhan, visiting assistant professor at the Cardozo School of Law in New York City, and Mark Danner, author of the book “Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror.”

Read the Inspector General's report on interrogations (via NYTimes)

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A Terrorist’s Tale

Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Mark Danner, frequent contributor to The New York Review of Books and author of Torture and Truth: America, Abu Ghraib, and the War on Terror, traces the story of Abu Zubaydah and other U.S. detainees, drawing on a confidential ICRC report.

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