Dr. David Race Bannon holds a Doctorate degree in Asian History form Seoul National University, a Master's degree in Computer Science, and he is fluent in Korean and Japanese. He has published several books on political and military history of the region, as well as a martial arts encyclopedia and computer text books. Bannon has appeared on the Discovery Channel, A & E, and The History Channel. He has also spoken on International security at world conferences from Berlin to Tokyo to Washington.
David's latest book, Race Against Evil is an electric account of his nearly 20 years with Interpol. From the streets of Marseilles to the alleys of Seoul, he reveals how he battled terrorists and smugglers on the front lines of international crime.
In a rebroadcast from 3/20/04, David Bannon discussed his work as an Interpol agent and Jim Haynie and Joe Walsh of ARRL commented on the broadband over powerlines issue. ... More »Host: Art Bell
In the first 90 minutes, Jim Haynie, the Pres. of the American Radio Relay League and musician Joe Walsh spoke out against the current proposal to bring broadband over power lines. The remainder of the program featured David Race Bannon, who said he was recruited by Interpol at age 18. ... More »Host: Art Bell
David Race Bannon (davidbannon.net) appeared on Monday's night show with a shocking tale of being a member of an assassination squad employed by Interpol, the international law enforcement agency. As part of the Archangel division, it was his team's mission to investigate child trafficking rings, which have been associated with rape, murder and pornography. In addition to assassinating such traffickers on occasion, Bannon also outlined how they also used torture techniques on them to elicit information about the ring. "We were associated with a very large organization. I'd like to pretend at least to myself that we were one step above being a hired hit man," Bannon said. Interpol has denied the existence of assassination squads and according to Bannon they have placed pressure on him to withdraw his book, Race Against Evil, from distribution. The book refers to the squad as "cleaners," who carried out their orders because it was considered the only way to crack open dire cases ... More »Host: George Noory