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News Letters: 
CAOCL Newsletter Vol1


RCLF Minutes:
Clement,V. (2018). U.S.Russia Relations: Sanctions and Diplomatic Expulsions.The RCLF Minute.  Retrieved from https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 1 - US-Russia Relations.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-113317-453
Elmaki, D. (2018). Understanding what led to the Gulf crisis. The RCLF Minute. Retrieved from: https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 2 - Leading to the Gulf Crisis.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-113317-233
​Elmaki, D. (2018). Syrian Refugees: driving the need for a Political Resolution. The RCLF Minute. Retrieved from: https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 3 - Syrian Refugee Crisis.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-113317-233
Walker, D. (2018). Why there might be a US-China trade war. The RCLF Minute. Retrieved from: https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 4 - China Trade War Briefing.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-113317-250
Walker, D. (2018). The Aborted Trump-Kim Denuclearization Summit. The RCLF Minute. Retrieved from: https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 5 - Korea Denuclearization Talks.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-113317-203
Clement, V. (2018). Migrant Workers in Russia. The RCLF Minute. Retrieved from: https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 6 - Migrant Workers in Russia.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-114632-343
Clement, V. (2018). A more assertive Turkey. The RCLF Minute. Retrieved from: https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 7 - Assertive Turkey.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-113318-060
Slater, D. (2018). Brazilian Politics and the dangers of mirror-imaging. The RCLF Minute. Retrieved from: https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 8 - Brazilian Political System and the Dangers of Mirror Imaging.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-113318-047
Slater, D. (2018). The Worker’s Party Legacy of Corruption in Brazil. The RCLF Minute. Retrieved from: https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 9 - Brazilian Politics and Corruption.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-113318-013
Kihara, C. (2018). The Evolving Nature of Technology & Implications for HA/DR and Development in Africa. The RCLF Minute. Retrieved from: https://www.usmcu.edu/Portals/218/CAOCL/RCLF Minutes/RCLF Minute 10 - The Evolving Nature of Technology and Implications for HADR and Development in Africa.pdf?ver=2019-03-12-113318-013


Culture:
- Fosher, K. (2018). "Implementing a Social Science Capability in a Marine Corps Organization." Journal of Business Anthropology. Spring. 7(1): 133-152.
- Fosher, K., Mackenzie, L., Tarzi, E., Post, K. & Gauldin, E. (2017). Culture General Guidebook for Military Professionals. Quantico, VA: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning. https://www.usmcu.edu/culture-general-guidebook. 
- Fosher, K. (2018 commentary in press). "Ethical Considerations in Publication Co-Authorship with Practitioners and Research Participants." Practicing Anthropology.
- Fretwell, T. C. (2014). The Marine Corps and the Role of the FAO. Marine Corps Gazette, 98(4), 25-30.Fretwell, T. C. (2014). The Evolving USMC and the Role of the Foreign Area Officer. Journal of International Affairs 17(2), 26-31.
- Fretwell, T. C. (2016). MPF Operations. Marine Corps Gazette 100(1), 45-47.
- Fretwell, T. C. (2016). The SMU: More Relevant Now than Ever Before. Marine Corps Gazette 100(10), 78-81.
- Holmes-Eber, P., Tarzi, E., and Maki, B. (2016). ''U.S. Marines' Attitudes Regarding Cross-Cultural Capabilities in Military Operations: A Research Note." Armed Forces & Society 42(4): 741-751. doi:10.1177/0095327X15618654.
- Liebl, V. (2019). ''Does Afghanistan Have a "Strategic Culture"." In M. Slater (Ed.) Patterns of Influence: The Potential of Applied Strategic Culture. Quantico, VA: Marine Corps University Press.
- Liebl,V.(2018)."Den Danske Leads the Way." World at War,62:66-69.
- Mackenzie, L. & Tenzek, K. (2018 in press). Cultural Variation in End-of-Life Conversations Using Cultural Discourse Analysis as a Tool to Analyze Case Studies Designed for Professional Military Education. In M. Scollo & T. Milburn (Eds.) Cultural Discourse Analysis in Situated Contexts. Teaneck, NJ: Farleigh Dickinson University Press.
- Mackenzie, L.,Gauldin, E. & Tarzi, E. (2018). Military Cross-Cultural Competence Annotated Bibliography. Quantico, VA: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning. http://www.dtic.mil/dtic/tr/fulltexUu2/1059390.pdf.
- Mackenzie, L. & Miller, J. (2017). Intercultural Training in the Military. In Y.Y. Kim & K. McKay-Semmler, (Eds.) International Encyclopedia of Intercultural Communication. (P.1411-1420) Malden, MA: Wiley Blackwell.
- Mackenzie, L. (2017). The Sights and Sounds of Rapport-Building Across Cultures. In Seiter, J., Peeples, J., & Sanders, M. (Eds.) Great Ideas for Teaching Students in Communication. Boston, MA: Bedford/St. Martin's.
- Post, K. (2018). "Sending the right message: Wild game and the West Africa Ebola Outbreak.'' Health Security 16(1): 48-57.
- Post, K. (2016). "Disease Containment Versus Caring Presence in the West Africa Ebola Outbreak." Emerging Leaders in Biosecurity Yearbook, 48.
- Slater, M. (Ed.) (2019). Patterns of Influence: The Potential of Applied Strategic Culture. Marine Corps University Press.
- Steen, S., Mackenzie, L. & Buechner, B. (2018 in press). Incorporating Cosmopolitan Communication into Diverse Teaching and Training Contexts: Considerations from Our Work with Military Students and Veterans. In D. Becker & J.D. Wallace (Eds.) Handbook of Communication Training. New York: Routledge.
- Tashev, B. (2019) "Strategic Culture: A Framework for Practitioners." In M. Slater (Ed.) Patterns of Influence: The Potential of Applied Strategic Culture. Quantico, VA: Marine Corps University Press.


Regional:
- Clement, V. (2018). The transformation of higher education in Turkmenistan: continuity and change. In J. Huisman, A. Smolentseva and I. Froumin (Eds.), 25 Years of Transformations of Higher Education Systems in Post-Soviet Countries: Reform and Continuity (pp. 387-405). Cham: Palgrave.
- Clement, V. (2018). Learning to become Turkmen: Literacy, Language, and Power, 1914-2014. Pittsburgh, PA: University of Pittsburgh Press.
- Moeykens, J. (2018). An Assessment of Likelihood: Potential Cooperation between Mexican Drug Cartels and Al Qaeda or ISIS. Monterey, CA: Naval Post Graduate School. https://calhoun.nps.edu/handle/10945/59557?show=full.
- Slater, D. (2019) "Brazilian Strategic Culture - The Case of the Amazon." In M. Slater (Ed.) Patterns of Influence: The Potential of Applied Strategic Culture. Quantico, VA: Marine Corps University Press.


CAOCL Reports:
- Lane, R., Post, K., Gauldin, E., Tarzi, E., and Fosher, K. (2018). Researcher Insights from the Marine Corps Organizational Culture Research Project: Marines' Perspectives on Marines United Misconduct and the Everyday Experiences of Women in the USMC. Quantico, VA: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning.
- Lane, R., Tarzi, E., Post, K., Gauldin, E., and Fosher, K. (2018). Marine Corps Organizational Culture Research Project Preliminary Analysis: Marines' Perspectives on Various Aspects of Marine Corps Organizational Culture. Quantico, VA: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning.
- Post, K. (2017). Status Report: Longitudinal Program Assessment with 7th Marines. Quantico,VA: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning.
- Tarzi, E. (2017). Regional, Culture, and Language Familiarization Program Messaging. Quantico, VA: Center for Advanced Operational Culture Learning.