Will he or won’t he? The three-way stand-off between Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin and Bashar al-Assad. Stay tuned.
Cartoonists take on the bellicose Kim Jong Un. The behavior of North Korea’s young leader provides plenty of fodder for satirists but Kim’s recent threats and the endless standoff between North and South Korea will take more than a one-liner to solve.
In the wake of the tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut, there’s been range of comments about the United States and guns by cartoonists and illustrators around the globe. Here’s a selection of them.
Frankenstorm Sandy has inspired a number of comments by political cartoonists as far away as Australia. A common theme is Sandy’s impact on President Obama and Mitt Romney as they march toward the finish line with the election less than a week
The unending tragedy in Syria has prompted regular comment by political cartoonists. Here’s 9 recent cartoons with a particular focus on Bashar al-Assad.
The puppet metaphor has dogged outgoing Russian president Dmitriy Medvedev since he took office in 2008. This cartoon by New Zealand-born Alan Moir is among many that will look at the image of Medvedev in a slideshow that will be posted later today at TheWorld.org.