The eighth U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan this year was a city mayor and father of seven children.
An interceptor missile was fired from a U.S. Navy ship.
The process is called "picking flowers in foreign lands to make honey in China."
"I want the American people to understand what has been, what is and what will be, to solve this problem," Okinawa Governor Denny Tamaki said.
On Monday, Defense Secretary James Mattis and subordinate combatant commanders authorized troops heading to the border to carry live ammunition, according to the documents obtained by Newsweek
Cuban President Miguel Díaz-Canel will visit Russia and then other communist states, such as China, North Korea, Vietnam and Laos.
Violent crime killed nearly 64,000 Brazilians last year.
In addition to the extra 5,000 troops announced Monday, a Pentagon official told Newsweek that there would be an additional 7,000 on round-the-clock standby.
Around 50,000 troops, 65 vessels, 150 aircraft and 10,000 vehicles will take part in Trident Juncture 2018.
"We will find ourselves at ground zero," Russian Senator Alexei Pushkov warned.
President Trump, who was so impressed by a military parade he attended in France in 2017 that he wanted the U.S. to host one of its own, could face disappointment when he returns to Paris on Veterans Day.
Russia warned that a U.S. pullout from the 1987 Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces treaty "can make the world more dangerous."
Trump's comments come on the heels of Saudi Arabia's confirmation that Jamal Khashoggi, 59, was dead.
While U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin canceled one trip to Saudi Arabia, he's reportedly still scheduled to attend another event in Riyadh.
President Donald Trump has gone to economic war with China, giving Russia a chance to further consolidate its ties to a fellow U.S. foe.
Police and pro-government groups have killed more than 322 people and injured at least 2,000 others in what the government is calling "Operation Clean-Up."
Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the U.S. and the Soviet Union had an understanding that "nobody can win a nuclear war and, for that reason, it cannot happen."
"The assault on our country at our Southern Border, including the Criminal elements and DRUGS pouring in, is far more important to me, as President, than Trade or the USMCA," Trump tweeted.
The air force chief of Iran's elite Revolutionary Guards says they "are in possession of equipment more advanced than those of Russia, France, China and Britain."
The Chinese military described disgraced military official Zhang Yang's case as "extremely serious" with "extremely vile" influences.
"It was OK for Americans to join the Taliban to fight against us," McSally said.
The push for peace between the two countries is gathering steam.
Syria's top diplomat said that victories against ISIS in his own country and Iraq "will benefit all the countries of the region and the world."
Russia Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said the U.S. is "illegally trying to create a quasi-state" for Kurds in eastern Syria.
U.S. Navy Admiral James Foggo said one of the exercise's messages was to "show NATO is capable of defending, it is capable of deterring any adversary."
China and Pakistan have reportedly signed a deal to jointly produce 48 Wing Loong II unmanned combat aerial vehicles.
"There is an understanding that this country, which is a U.N. member, has the right to choose its path," said Russia's deputy foreign minister.
The Rising Sun flag is a reminder of the Japanese empire's sweeping colonization and occupation of territories across the Asia-Pacific to many of the region's inhabitants.
Pentagon officials identified the U.S. service member killed in Afghanistan on Friday amid a top general indicating significant Afghan losses during a "difficult and bloody summer."