Mark Urban

Mark Urban

Mark Urban: born in London and educated there also, he graduated from the London School of Economics (1982). After a short period in the British Army, he worked for the BBC as a producer before becoming a founder member of The Independent newspaper, as its defence correspondent. His books evolved from current strategic analyses to narrative military history, investigations of some of the most secret aspects of intelligence and special operations, to short stories. As a long serving correspondent on the BBC's Newsnight, he has covered numerous conflicts around the world including most of the major wars of the past 25 years. Several of his books have been best sellers in the UK, including Task Force Black which reached No1 and Rifles, No4. He is married with three children.

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Best Sellers

    • The Skripal Files

    • The Life and Near Death of a Russian Spy
    • By: Mark Urban
    • Narrated by: Mark Urban
    • Length: 9 hrs
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    The Skripal Files is a remarkable and definitive account of Sergei Skripal’s story, which lays bare the new spy war between Russia and the West. Mark Urban, the diplomatic and defense editor for the BBC, met with Skripal in the months before his poisoning....

    Regular price: $18.89

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