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Indoc: Ideology, Propaganda and Conflict in the Corps and al-Qaida

Indoc: Ideology, Propaganda and Conflict in the Corps and al-Qaida

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INDOC (Indoctrination) spans the past 30 years of Ideology, Propaganda and Conflict in the Marine Corps and al-Qaida. Dr. Karl D. Klicker, retired Captain of Marines, intelligence officer, and Iraq War veteran explores the internal cultural tensions within the Marine Corps, the roots of division in the Sunni and Shi'a camps; the social psychology of recruiting for war; and the on-going conflict between radical Islamists and America's armed forces.

Author: Karl D. Klicker
Publisher: Vade Mecum Publishing Group LLC
Published: 09/13/2013
Pages: 508
Binding Type: Paperback
Weight: 1.48lbs
Size: 9.02h x 5.98w x 1.02d
ISBN: 9780985633547

About the Author
Karl Klicker started his career as a musician in the Marine Corps in 1973, then transferred into print journalism and public affairs. After 12 years as an enlisted Marine, Karl was commissioned as a Naval Intelligence Officer in 1985 and served at Joint Forces Command in Korea; on board the USS Nimitz in the Persian Gulf theater; and as an instructor in electronic warfare. During the brief months of Operations Desert Shield and Desert Storm, Karl transitioned back to the Marine Corps, as a captain, and served four additional years - with 2d Marine Aircraft Wing, then a final assignment as 'dean of academics' at the Navy and Marine Corps Intelligence Center in Virginia Beach. Karl holds a BA in English (Texas A&M University); MS in Education (University of Southern California); MS in Entrepreneurship in Applied Technologies (University of South Florida - Dec. 2013); and Doctor of Education (Ball State University), and has been a student of Marine Corps folklore for 30 years. He has taught as an adjunct professor for more than a dozen colleges and universities since 1983, and has written extensively on radical Islamist propaganda for internal military audiences. Between retirement from the Marine Corps in 1995 and a recall to active duty in 2005, he served as a training manager at General Motors in Detroit (via Hughes Aircraft); as a training manager supporting astronaut training at NASA's Johnson Space Center in Houston (via Raytheon); and as a training manager at ENRON (through ENRON's collapse in 2001). Karl is employed with a global engineering firm, serving as a principal military strategist in support of a large US government organization with transnational interests.

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