Walk tall and carry a large….cartoon bomb?

It has become the iconic picture that reverberated around the world and took over social media sites. Israeli Prime Minister, Binyamin Netanyahu illustrating to the world (quite literally!) where the red line on the Iranian nuclear programme and subsequent response should be drawn. Whether or not people remember the contents of the speech, Netanyahu’s cartoon ACME bomb and the bold red line drawn at 90% has become the visual seared into the collective global memory. It has also been the subject of a lot of debate in Israel with many asking if the UN General Assembly is in fact the forum to illustrate your point quite like that. And you know you have reached a state of infamy when you inspire comical imitations!

The message was simple. Iran + enriched uranium = a very bad thing.

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