Mark BowdenMark Robert Bowden (; born July 17, 1951) 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 that received two Academy Awards.
He is also known for ''Killing Pablo: The Hunt for the World's Greatest Outlaw'' (2001) about the efforts to take down Pablo Escobar, a Colombian drug lord. Provided by Wikipedia