Iraq has a new flag. The AP reports, the flag – without the three green stars of Saddam Hussein’s ousted Baath party – was hoisted Tuesday over the Iraqi Cabinet building in Baghdad in a symbolic break with the past.
And it makes a real statement that differentiates it from other Middle East countries.
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Bob Collins has been with Minnesota Public Radio since 1992, emigrating to Minnesota from Massachusetts where he was vice president of programming for Berkshire Broadcasting Company. Previously, he was an editor at the RKO Radio network in New York, and WHDH Radio in Boston. He is the founder of the MPR News’ website.