ADVISORY: Mark Mazzetti, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author, to Discuss New Book on Counterterrorism Tactics, Drone Warfare
Contact: Anne Shoup
Washington, D.C. — On Friday, May 3, join the Center for American Progress for a discussion with Pulitzer Prize-winning author and New York Times national security correspondent Mark Mazzetti on the changing nature of U.S. intelligence gathering and warfare.
In his provocative new book The Way of the Knife, Mazzetti examines the unprecedented counterterrorism tactics used in a post-9/11 era, including targeted killings and unmanned drone strikes. Bringing more than a decade of research and reporting into his work, Mazzetti argues that the most momentous change in American warfare over the past decade has taken place away from the battlefields of Afghanistan and Iraq in the corners of the world where large armies can’t go. The Way of the Knife is the untold story of that shadow war—a campaign that has blurred the lines between soldiers and spies and lowered the bar for waging war across the globe.
Copies of The Way of the Knife will be available for purchase.
Mark Mazzetti, author, The Way of the Knife; correspondent, The New York Times
Ken Gude, Chief of Staff, Vice President, Center for American Progress
Friday, May 3, 2013
12:00 p.m. ET – 1:00 p.m. ET
A light lunch will be served at 11:30 a.m.
Center for American Progress
1333 H St. NW, 10th Floor
Washington, D.C. 20005
For additional information, contact Anne Shoup at email@example.com or 202.481.7146.
To speak with our experts on this topic, please contact:
Print: Liz Bartolomeo (poverty, health care)
202.481.8151 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Print: Tom Caiazza (foreign policy, energy and environment, LGBT issues, gun-violence prevention)
202.481.7141 or email@example.com
Print: Allison Preiss (economy, education)
202.478.6331 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Print: Tanya Arditi (immigration, Progress 2050, race issues, demographics, criminal justice, Legal Progress)
202.741.6258 or email@example.com
Print: Chelsea Kiene (women's issues, TalkPoverty.org, faith)
202.478.5328 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Print: Benton Strong (Center for American Progress Action Fund)
202.481.8142 or email@example.com
Spanish-language and ethnic media: Jennifer Molina
202.796.9706 or firstname.lastname@example.org
TV: Rachel Rosen
202.483.2675 or email@example.com
Radio: Sally Tucker
202.482.8103 or firstname.lastname@example.org