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 was with Minnesota Public Radio from 1992-2019. He was senior editor of news in the ’90s, ran MPR’s political unit, created the MPR News regional website, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.