The move will be Tokyo's biggest show of naval force in the region since World War II.
Votel said a strategy was still being developed and did not give details on the number of troops that would be required or when a final decision would be made.
The Army sergeant faces a court-martial for walking off his post in 2009.
Russia's Youth Army hopes to get youngsters enthused about Soviet military glory.
Russia's minister of defense said propaganda must be "smart, competent and effective."
His views are incompatible with Trump's "bombing the shit out of them."
The last three years have seen high support for conscription.
Mattis said the U.S. should ensure its diplomats "negotiate from a position of strength."
The rights group says Tunisian authorities are using "torture, arbitrary arrests and detentions" against suspects.
Two senior U.N. officials told Reuters the crisis is significantly worse than previously thought.
'The Adventures of the Little Tank' is not a mistranslation of 'Thomas the Tank Engine.'
U.S. tanks are part of a military buildup designed to deter Russian aggression in Eastern Europe.
Human rights groups said the army's actions could amount to crimes against humanity.
Trump doesn't have anything resembling a real plan.
The women's enlistment makes history and marks ongoing gender integration efforts.
Jammeh has refused to relinquish power after losing last month's election.
The extremist Islamist group has steadily lost territory over the last year.
The founder of Virtu Financial is an Army veteran and owner of the NHL's Florida Panthers.
Protest leaders claim some officers cannot feed their families.
Army boss Raheel Sharif is stepping down for Qamar Javed Bajwa in a rare peaceful transition.
President Petro Poroshenko warned that Russian-backed separatists have a vast military stockpile.
Russia and Japan have pursued a diplomatic solution, but Moscow is shoring up defenses.