Cross the Line

Friday's Editorial Cartoon   —   Posted on May 3, 2013

Question(s)

1. To what recent news item does this cartoon refer?  
President Obama has backtracked on his statement that ______________________:
a) Iran’s failure to end its nuclear weapons program will be a “game changer” for the U.S.
b) any use or transfer of Syria’s chemical weapons would constitute a “red line” for the U.S. 
c) the Afghan government must establish a “red line” to end Islamist attacks
d) “all options are on the table” for a golf outing with the ruler of North Korea

2. Who is the person with President Obama in this cartoon?
a) Afghan President Hamid Karzai
b) Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
c) North Korean ruler Kim Jong-un
d) Syrian President Bashar Assad

Scroll down to the bottom of the page for the answers.

Cartoon by Glenn McCoy
























Answer(s)

1.  b) any use or transfer of Syria’s chemical weapons would constitute a “red line” for the U.S. 

2.  d) Syrian President Bashar Assad