{FD} US diplomat apologizes after Indonesia general denied entry

A U.S. diplomat apologized to Indonesia's government after the top Indonesian general was prevented from traveling to Washington and said Monday the military commander is welcome in the U.S. Erin McKee, the deputy U.S. ambassador to Indonesia, did not explain why Gen. Gatot Nurmantyo was prevented from boarding a flight to the U.S. but said the matter had been resolved.

{FD} Air Force preparing B-52 bombers for 24-hour alert status, official says

The U.S. Air Force is preparing to place its fleet of nuclear-armed B-52 bombers on 24-hour alert for the first time since 1991 amid escalating tensions with North Korea, the military branch's chief of staff said in a report Sunday.

{FD} Niger ambush details scarce as McCain suggests need for subpoena

The ambush in Niger earlier this month that left four U.S. troops dead has been the subject of immense speculation, not only concerning President Trump’s public response to the tragedy but also about what actually happened on the ground that day.