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.
A few weeks after the USNI blog disclosed that the non-profit group once slated to receive the ex-USS IOWA (BB-61) was more hot air than substance, the Navy is now re-opening the bidding process for the ship.
Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus spoke at a news conference May 12 regarding the Navy's role in the federal strategy designed to execute President Obama's Executive Order to protect and restore the Chesapeake Bay and its surrounding communities.
As Europe's Muslim population continues to grow,
Islamic dress, particularly the controversial burqa, has become a
focus for wrenching political disputes. From Belgium, which is leading the way
toward a full ban, to Turkey, whose enforced secularism