The Mission of the Institute is to provide an independent forum for those who dare to read, think, speak, and write in order to advance the professional, literary, and scientific understanding of sea power and other issues critical to national defense.
The Navy in December loosened the rules for wearing the digital Navy working uniform. But the rules, which took effect Jan. 1, left a lot of room for interpretation, and there are aspects that sailors need to know.
Al Qaeda, the Afghan Taliban and Pakistani militants have had a series of meetings aimed at containing what could soon be open warfare between the two most powerful Pakistani Taliban leaders, sources say.
The Afghan Taliban said Tuesday they have reached a preliminary deal to set up a political office in the nation of Qatar, and asked for the release of prisoners held at the U.S. prison in Guantanamo Bay.