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.
Navy Secretary Ray Mabus defended the service’s investment on biofuels Monday, saying it is a “false choice” for critics to suggest the Navy should focus on building more ships instead of finding alternative fuels.
Fifty-four percent of Americans believe the United States is the No. 1 military power in the world, fewer than what Gallup has typically found. A slim majority say U.S. military strength is "about right."