ARABIC CARTOONS: U.S. BUNGLES AND PLOTS (THE MEDIA LINE) 11/16/03)
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The Arab press seems to be taking great pleasure in observing U.S.
forces fumbling in Iraq in their fight against the Iraqi militia. Yet
the Arab media still perceives America as a tyrannical power
plotting, with Zionist assistance, to seize control over the Middle
Since the U.S. war on Iraq and the ousting of Saddam Hussein in
April, cartoons in the Arab press depicting U.S. forces as a defeated
and crushed army have appeared alongside those illustrating America
as a whimsical and gold-digging dictatorship.
The Arab world appears content with the loss of lives America has
suffered in Iraq and perceives this blow as a punishment for
Americaís arrogance and policy of oppression and occupation.
The following cartoons appeared in a number of Arab papers in the
last few weeks: VIEW
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