Mainland Alaska and mainland Russia are only roughly 55 miles apart, and the two share a chain of islands known as the Aleutian Islands, meaning such incidents are not unprecedented.
"We get carried away by our weapons, firepower, superiority, technology, all this kind of stuff, and we fail to look at the human factor," diplomat Robert Oakley told Newsweek in 2003.
Major General Hossein Salami, head of Iran's Revolutionary Guard, warned that his country was nearing "a full-scale confrontation with the enemy."
The plans are separated into two categories and involve airstrikes, targeted incursions and setting U.S. forces up for a ground invasion.
U.S. military might dwarfs Iran's, but Tehran retains plenty of ways to hurt American forces and interests.
"We all know perfectly well that so far there are no such weapons in the world, no one else, except us, except Russia," Russian President Vladimir Putin said.
Russia's top diplomat said "the United States demolishes all existing agreements" when it comes to disarmament and arms control.
North Korean supreme leader Kim Jong Un said, "Genuine peace and security of the country are guaranteed only by the strong physical force capable of defending its sovereignty."
President Donald Trump acknowledged the United States was "risking military confrontation" with Iran.
The Florida senator says U.S. military action in Venezuela is "always" an option, citing the unstable presence of drug cartels, Marxist militant organizations and "hundreds" of Russian military advisers in the South American nation.
"It's a complete disregard for the judgment of those leaders who were put there to hear all the evidence and decided whether somebody was a murderer or not," said a lawyer who specializes in U.S. military cases.
Sikhs have served in the U.S. military since World War One.
The numbers from 2018 paint a bleak picture of a U.S. military culture that has left senior Defense Department officials grappling to find effective methods to stem the surge of assaults.
The report does suggest that violence from Mexican cartels against Defense Department personnel working on the southwest border could increase.
The U.S. and China spent about $899 billion between them in 2018.
A harness taken from the beluga whale bore the words "Equipment of St. Petersburg."
A Global Times op-ed said the U.S. is "far more sensitive than its allies."
Russia's Project 09852 special-purpose nuclear-powered submarine Belgorod was set to carry the Poseidon unmanned underwater vehicle, which "nothing in the world" is "capable of withstanding."
"It was very depleted, as you know," the president said. "And it is being rebuilt to a level that we have never seen before."
Confusion over where the U.S.-Mexico border begins and ends led to Mexican soldiers temporarily detaining U.S. soldiers who believed they were in Mexican territory when they were in U.S. territory.
The former soldiers were accused of "gathering crowds to disturb social order" and "intentional assault" amid violent confrontations with security forces last year.
In the 1960s and 70s, the U.S. and U.K. forcibly expelled the population of Diego Garcia, an island now used as a military base thousands of miles off the coasts of Africa and Asia.
Behind the outpouring of jubilation and relief, the scene seems set for a possible standoff between the military and protesters.
The military can't act "like they would normally act" at the border, President Donald Trump said.
The presence of Russian, Chinese and Iranian planes in Venezuela has outraged the U.S at a time when it was looking to unseat the socialist-led Latin American country's leader.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said only a day ago that "the United States has its responses being prepared" to the 100 Russian military personnel who arrived late last month in Venezuela.
Syria and Venezuela said they faced the same enemy, as Russia supports them in the face of U.S.-led regime-change efforts.
Article in Army Collection magazine details strange experiments and techniques.
Russia's top diplomat felt it was "insolent" for the U.S. to warn only Western countries could be involved in the West when the Pentagon maintained more bases abroad than all other countries combined.