Mark Danner

Mark Danner

Mark Danner is the author of Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War, among other books. He holds the Class of 1961 Distinguished Chair at the University of California at Berkeley and is the James Clarke Chace Professor of Foreign Affairs and the Humanities at Bard. His work can be found at (August 2022)

Former CIA acting general counsel John Rizzo, one of the main architects of the CIA’s detention and interrogation program from 2001 to 2009

The CIA: The Devastating Indictment

The Senate Intelligence Committee Report on Torture: Committee Study of the Central Intelligence Agency’s Detention and Interrogation Program

by the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

February 5, 2015 issue

How Robert Gates Got Away With It

Duty: Memoirs of a Secretary at War

by Robert M. Gates

From the Shadows: The Ultimate Insider’s Story of Five Presidents and How They Won the Cold War

by Robert M. Gates

August 14, 2014 issue

Cheney: ‘The More Ruthless the Better’

The World According to Dick Cheney

a film directed by R.J. Cutler and Greg Finton

In My Time: A Personal and Political Memoir

by Dick Cheney, with Liz Cheney

Angler: The Cheney Vice Presidency

by Barton Gellman

500 Days: Secrets and Lies in the Terror Wars

by Kurt Eichenwald

May 8, 2014 issue

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