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#withoutwords: The Existential and Profound in Syria’s Emerging Art Scene

LONDON — News from Syria suggests the pen, the paintbrush, the camera, and even needle and thread may be mightier than the sword after all. For what other reason would the government have broken the hands of a political cartoonist. But the fully recovered cartoonist, Ali Ferzat, is back at his desk, ridiculing the follies of man, and his nemesis President al-Assad may soon be looking for ways to avoid trial as a war criminal.