Cartoon: War in Syria Continues

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Syrian armed forces are suffering from a decline caused by “deaths, defections, and a rise in draft dodging,” but President Bashar al-Assad stated in a televised speech on Sunday that the military is still “capable of defending the motherland.” This continues a war which has killed over 220,000 civilians and displaced half the country’s population.

Artist: Hassan Bleibel (Lebanon)
See more of this artist’s work on Cartoon Network.

This piece was originally published on July 26, 2015.

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