surge Political Cartoons
President Barack Obama is expected to announce tonight a start to a drawdown of troops in Afghanistan. Numbers are sketchy, but reports say it could be as much as 10,000 troops now, followed by 30,000 surge troops by the end of 2012. New presidential candidate Jon Huntsman says this is is “a little slow and a little cautious,” while opponents from both the right and left disagree with aspects of Obama’s plan.
Cartoonists have their own opinion about our war in Afghanistan, now in its 11th year. Check out their thoughts in our new Afghanistan Drawdown cartoon slideshow.