Cycle of Abuse

According to An-Nahar newspaper, “for the first time since the election of US President Barack Obama, the US addressed direct warnings, especially to Syria, Hezbollah and Iran, accusing Damascus of seeking to destabilize Lebanon and transform it once again into a stage for others’ conflicts.”

Cycle-of-Abuse-blog

Cartoon by Taylor Jones. Originally printed in May, 2009. (CagleCartoons)

This cartoon was originally drawn up in May, 2009. It’s scary to think that nearly a year and a half later, the same kind of image applies to the current situation. How do we remove ourselves from this seemingly endless cycle of abuse and manipulation by other countries and leaders?

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