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