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Oral history interview with Mark Fallon [electronic resource], 2012.

Creator: Fallon, Mark, 1956-
Project: Rule of law oral history project
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Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Deputy Commander, Criminal Investigation Task Force.

Scope and Contents

Born: September 2, 1956, Harrison, New Jersey; Education: B.A., Roger Williams University; Career: Deputy United States Marshal; Agent, Naval Criminal Investigative Service [NCIS]; Chief of Counter-Intelligence Operations, NCIS Europe-Africa-Middle East Division; Deputy Commander, Criminal Investigation Task Force [CITF]; senior vice president of the Soufan Group; Reminiscences: early interest in law enforcement; NCIS operations and investigation of the USS Cole attack; personal experience on September 11; establishment of CITF to investigate Al-Qaeda after September 11; conditions at Guantánamo Bay; Discussions: intelligence about Al-Qaeda; interrogations and investigations of detainees in Afghanistan and Guantánamo Bay; comparison of CITF to JTF GTMO; application of Geneva Conventions at Guantánamo Bay; military commissions; interrogation techniques; torture; interrogation of Mohammed al-Qahtani; CIA black sites and rendition program; Abu Ghraib; prevention of future terrorist attacks.


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 2012. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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