TRANSCRIPT | Vox
Vox writer Sean Illing interviews Mark Danner on how America's "war on terror" was unwittingly designed to last forever. The interview was published on February 24, 2017.
Since 9/11, the United States has been led by presidents with a firm mandate to quash terrorism. But according to UC Berkeley professor Mark Danner, America’s wars in the Middle East have spiraled out of control: worldwide deaths attributed to terrorism have spiked by more than 4000 percent since 9/11, several countries have plunged into civil war and the U.S. is in a seemingly endless campaign of drone strikes. In Danner’s new book, “Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War” he presents a damning analysis of the past two administrations and sheds light on how the next president could possibly change things for the better.
AUDIO | KPFA
The massacre in an Orlando gay nightclub has focused presidential candidates back onto the so-called War on Terrorism or “the new face of the war on terror.” This war is now in its fifteenth year and what at one time seemed to be exceptional is now the normal.
KPFA's Mitch Jesenich leads a conversation with veteran journalist Mark Danner, who argues in his book "Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War," that the 15-year long war on terror appears to have no end in sight. Fear has created what Danner calls the sense of “permanent emergency” among the American public and administration alike in keeping the wars in the Middle East percolating.
Spiral: Trapped in the Forever War
Mark Danner speaks with host Dave Iverson on Forum, KQED 88.5 San Francisco, about the definition of terrorism twelve years after 9/11.
ARTICLE | The New York Review of Books
A decade after the deadliest terrorist attack on American soil, we look back to see how both the geopolitical landscape and the U.S. role as a world leader have been impacted.
This program is part of KQED's series on how the country has changed in the decade since 9/11 with host Michael Krasny.
In this conversation presented by the Wheeler Centre, acclaimed journalist and author Mark Danner discusses his new book, Stripping Bare the Body: Politics Violence War, with Fran Kelly of ABC Radio National.
Stripping Bare the Body shows at close hand how terrorism works and how war looks and smells and feels. Drawing on rich narratives of politics and violence and war from around the world, Stripping Bare the Body is a moral history of American power during the last quarter-century, as told by one of the world's leading writers.
BOOK | Black Inc. Books
Stripping Bare the Body (Australian edition): Politics Violence War
Mark Danner interviewed by Brooke Gladstone "On the Media" radio program, NPR
Rosemary Hollis, Richard Falkenrath, and Mark Danner on CBC "Sunday Edition" with Bob Carty
ARTICLE | Harper's