Will he or won’t he? The three-way stand-off between Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad. Stay tuned.
President Obama tries for a love-fest during his visit to Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
Here’s my latest cartoon slideshow starring three separate dramas playing out across the Middle East. You’ll see a two-faced Bashar al-Assad, an embattled Egyptian president, and a joust between Mahmoud Abbas and Benjamin Netanyahu over a UN vote and a plan for more settlements.
A selection of cartoons about today’s UN General Assembly vote on elevating the Palestinians from the status of U.N. observer to nonmember observer state.
Syria dear Syria. The world is waiting to see if you will follow through on your offer to put down the guns and materiel for a weekend ceasefire. The occasion is the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha , which marks the end of the hajj pilgrimage. UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon isn’t hedging his bets. He’s urging all countries and groups with influence to pressure all parties to stop the violence.
Gruesome images out of Syria are moving cartoonists around the globe to comment. Their observations graphic, without a shred of nuance. The main villain is Syria’s Bashar al-Assad with supporting roles played by Russia and China.