I thought this was quite offensive. For a start, it has no relevance now. Is it referring to Gaza? Iran? Channukah finished quite some time ago, and the recent Gaza events had a ceasefire before then.
The use of the "USA" lighter evokes familiar anti-semitic themes. Themes such as the Jews or Israel controlling the USA or world media.
I took the time today to review other cartoons by Evans from the Operation Pillar of Defense. Whilst I didn't agree with them, I was not offended by them, as I was this one.
I felt strongly enough to ring and talk to the editor of the Standard. Hopefully they will publish my letter next week. I will also write to Malcolm Evans. If you feel strongly, you can also write to him: email@example.com