Conflict & Justice

Political Cartoons Capture Gaddafi's Many Sides

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Muammar Gaddafi ruled Libya for 42 years.

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His image varied through those four decades in power.

He was alternately referred to as a revolutionary, a strongman, a dictator and even a clown.

Those depictions showed up over and over again in political cartoons.

And Thursday, cartoonists across the globe reacted to the news of his death with some fresh drawings.

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