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Five cartoons about violence in Syria

The situation in Syria continues to spiral downward. Fighting continues today in Damascus between the opposition and Bashar al-Assad's government forces, and the International Committee for the Red Cross has officially declared the conflict a civil war.

I'm a big fan of foreign political cartoonists and their ability to create poignant, wordless cartoons that get to the heart of any situation (here are my cartoons about Assad). Check out their take on the continued violence in Syria...

Kap / Spain, PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view more cartoons by Kap)

Emad Hajjaj / Jordan, PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view more cartoons by Hajjaj)

Riber Hansson / Sweden, PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view more cartoons by Hansson)

Manny Francisco / The Phillippines, PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view more cartoons by Francisco)

Tom Janssen / The Netherlands, PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view more cartoons by Janssen)