Russia's military preparation means "not a single hair on any Russian citizen's head would be harmed," Leonid Slutsky said.
Rear Admiral Heidi Berg accused Chinese forces of "irresponsible actions" for allegedly harassing troops at an the base in Djibouti.
GOP Senator Tom Cotton said he supports a military strike against Iran in the wake of attacks against commercial oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman last week.
The Pentagon is still investing in "deeply flawed" strategies to the detriment of national security, said the Center for New American Security report.
Arctic cooperation is one of few fields in which the U.S. and Russia have maintained communications, but it's also a major venue for tensions between the top two military powers.
A top U.S. commander suggested that Washington's tough stance had prevented an attack.
The conservative talk show host decided to use the 75th anniversary of the WWII operation to attack migrants at the southern border.
"The Chinese People's Liberation Army has been patiently stalking the U.S. military for two decades," the report explains.
McCain also pointed out that the warship was actually named for her grandfather and great grandfather "who were the very first four-star admirals in the Navy."
D.O., real name Doh Kyung-soo, has decided to voluntarily enlist for Korean military service, starting July 1.
"Under most scenarios, short of war, the United States is unlikely to halt the narrowing power differential between itself and China," the Lowy Institute's 2019 Asia Power Index found.
"It is a virtual certainty that you will fight on a battlefield for America at some point in your life," Vice President Mike Pence said.
Originally called Decoration Day, Memorial Day honors those who gave their lives in service to their country.
Senator Bob Menendez said he was "disappointed, but not surprised, that the Trump administration has failed once again to prioritize our long-term national security interests or stand up for human rights."
Despite Norwegian and U.S. denials, the Globus-II radar previously served in a role related to missile technology and was once revealed to be pointing toward Russia.
Defense Department documents obtained by Newsweek show U.S. Northern Command sent an urgent request for additional U.S. forces.
"#WeHaveTheWatch," the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) tweeted.
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.