Mark Bowden Quotes

As he understood it, word had leaked out about torture sessions conducted by a CIA agent, and the U.S. government was embarrassed.

Bowden is speaking of Keith Hall, a CIA agent and interrogator, who was fired after the government found out that he had tortured the terrorist, Elias Nimr, to get information.
Mark Bowden
Mark Bowden
  • Born: July 17, 1951
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Mark Robert Bowden is an American journalist and writer. He is a National Correspondent for The Atlantic. He is best known for his book Black Hawk Down: A Story of Modern War (1999) about the 1993 U.S. military raid in Mogadishu, Somalia. It was adapted as a motion picture of the same name and received two Academy Awards.

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