- Fairfax Media Limited (Firm)
- The cartoon is entitled 'Obama Canute' and shows President Obama as King Canute being dislodged from his throne by a huge sea that represents 'Middle East history.' His throne is being supported from behind by Israel's President Benjamin Netanyahu. Context: The United States has traditionally for political reasons been very supportive of the state of Israel but now Palestine is asserting her right to statehood. Their application to the UNs Security Council, pencilled in for September 23rd, will be rebuffed by an American veto. But if they then go to the UN General Assembly, which seems likely sooner or later, the Palestinians will win an overwhelming majority. (The Economist September 24th 2011) Colour and black and white versions available Quantity: 2 digital cartoon(s).
- Please check copyright
- Access restrictions
- No access restrictions
- 2 digital cartoon(s), Works of art, Digital images, Cartoons (Commentary)
Click to request to view this item, access digital version (if available), and see more information.
Purchasing this Item
This item is available as a high resolution download. A request to buy an image can take up to 10 working days to approve. It will depend on copyright and how the image is going to be used.
If this item has multiple pages, or is several items attached to a single record, you can use this form to order your copy.
Using this Item
You cannot copy this item except for the purpose of 'fair dealing' under the NZ Copyright Act. It cannot be used commercially without permission
If reproducing this item, it is helpful to include the following credit:
Copyright: All rights reserved