Views of the World by CartoonArts International

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  1. mrs1wing

    mrs1wing GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Are the EU & US so totally clueless? As Chamberlain was prior to WW II? What will it take for one to become involved? ‘…They came for the Jew & I did not worry-as I was not Jewish. Who will be left to stand for me?’

  2. omQ Release the Desaparecidos

    omQ Release the Desaparecidos said, 9 months ago

    Hmm. While I don’t disagree that Putin is a wolf in bare-chested clothing, I think KAL has been, say, a little easy on the other side? His last couple of ‘toons on the subject I haven’t entirely agreed with in that he seems to give the West/NATO a break.

  3. martens misses all her friends

    martens misses all her friends GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Several points:
    1. There was not nearly the concern from the conservatives when Putin went after Georgia. What makes the difference today?
    2. It is quite likely that given a free referendum, the people of Crimea would have voted to leave Ukraine and join the Russian Federation, although maybe with a bit smaller margin.
    3. The West has treated Russia in such a way as to promote this kind of reaction from Putin (see for example, Who’s the bully, the US or Russia? by Jack Matlock, US ambassador to the USSR 1987-1991 ).
    4. There really is no comparison between the world situation in the 1930’s and now. There is learning to be done from history, but often we seem to learn the wrong lesson.

  4. Rad-ish

    Rad-ish GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Love the art work.

  5. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    Afghanistan and Iraq were really in trouble too, that’s why we went half-way around the world from OUR borders to “save” them?

  6. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 9 months ago

    @mrs1wing

    Please this is not like 1938 at all no way no how.

  7. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 9 months ago

    @dtroutma

    By “save them” you mean the Vietnam war credo of “burn the village to save the village” mentality we used to such devastating effect in Iraq, Yemen, S. Somalia etc.?

  8. jack75287

    jack75287 said, 9 months ago

    @Night-Gaunt49

    Yesterday you said that Hitler wanted to be a word power and Putin a regional one. Your right about Hitler but he stated that he was done when going into the Rhineland, done when going into Czechoslovakia and Poland.

    What is your argument that Putin is going to stop, he has already stated he might go into Eastern Ukraine to protect Ethnic Russians.

  9. dtroutma

    dtroutma GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    There are some lessons in life we indeed never should forget. Viet Nam for me was one of those. I had no problem going after bin Laden and the camps in the north of Afghanistan, or even selectively taking out the RIGHTBAD GUYS” with drones, but there was NO EXCUSE for actually invading Afghanistan and destroying the government, even a bad one, and even LESS rationale for invading Iraq.


    Iraq and Afghanistan became gigantic “Zippo raids” with “shock and awe” and hundreds of thousands of collateral deaths, no excuse whatsoever.


    Putin is NOT a “nice guy”, but compared to Cheney, Feith, Perle, Wolfowitz, or any of their partners or supporters, he’s a prince of a fellow, and a fairy godfather…


    BTW, having had Russian and Chinese weapons fired at me, and killing my friends, I have a sense that I have more “right” to judge our relationships to them than any chickenhawks, or pure idiots, waving nationalism blindly in thee U.S. today.


    I’m a true patriot with decades of service, not a “nationalist” who sees the world through blinders, or more lately, those may just be elephant ears with teabags hanging from them.

  10. martens misses all her friends

    martens misses all her friends GoComics PRO Member said, 9 months ago

    @jack75287

    Why don’t you read some of the many links about Putin and his plans that have been posted all over these ‘toons? You might even begin to get an idea about Putin, Russia and current events that don’t fit the intellectually lazy model of “just like Hitler” that so many here are using. I myself posted one on this ’toon and another on Rob Rogers yesterday.

  11. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 9 months ago

    @jack75287

    If he stops at all it may be Eastern Ukraine. That is dangerous. He won’t go to Germany or Finland. Hitler & company wanted all of Europe to start with.

  12. Commentator

    Commentator said, 9 months ago

    @jack75287

    What’s your argument the US will stop at Syria, after invading Iraq, Panama, Haiti, Somalia, etc etc.

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