"Depending on what happens in the world, who knows if we would not need to discuss that question in the future," Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro said.
China claimed the disputed Spratly Islands as its own and told a U.S. Navy spy plane flying over to "avoid any misunderstanding."
Su-35 jets that can attack surface combat vessels in this region is "sort of a reaction to the provocation by the U.S.," said a retired Chinese major general.
Before the state of Washington existed, the governor of the territory granted himself a pardon to avoid punishment for contempt of court.
Amid renewed political tensions with the U.S., China has reportedly pursued a military buildup on the disputed Spratly Islands.
Reports suggested Russian ships might be readying for the arrival of a U.S. ship in the region.
Tokyo has lodged a formal protest over South Korea's decision to hold military drills at the Liancourt Rocks, called Takeshima in Japan and Dokdo in South Korea.
Earth is in worse shape than ever and things don't seem to be turning around, scientists said.
China revealed plans to increase its marine force by 400 percent, focusing on strategic intercontinental trade routes.
U.S. Navy leaders were reportedly considering freedom of navigation patrols near the territory claimed by China.
Recapturing Raqqa, the "capital" of ISIS's self-declared caliphate, presents a more difficult task.
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said all four disputed islands belong to Japan.