"Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in." Michael Corleone's lament in "The Godfather Part III," about never being able to escape his family business of crime, could well be said about America's entanglement in the Middle East. [Source]
It was an act unthinkable in Thailand mere months ago -- an estimated 10,000 anti-government protesters packing Bangkok's Democracy Monument on Sunday, with some calling for reform of the country's monarchy.
Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden's campaign on Thursday countered President Donald Trump's baseless attack that Biden, who is a practicing Roman Catholic, would somehow "hurt God," saying in response that "Biden's faith is at the core of who he is."
When Russians vote this month on whether to allow President Vladimir Putin to potentially stay in power until 2036, they will decide on a bundle of measures from economic sweeteners to political reforms for traditionalists.