Gervasio Umpiérrez is a cartoonist based in Montevideo, Uruguay. This cartoon was published on his blog and by Rebelión on 1 November 2011; it is reproduced here for non-profit educational purposes. Translation by Yoshie Furuhashi (@yoshiefuruhashi | yoshie.furuhashi [at] gmail.com). Cf. Thom Shanker and Steven Lee Myers, “U.S. Is Planning Buildup in Gulf After Iraq Exit” (New York Times, 29 October 2011).
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