The New Iraqi Flag

Another weird item that has been tossed into the memory hole…

This is the flag that was “replaced” last April:

The flag that replaced it… tear out the colors that spell out Arabic pride, and put it in the model of Israel’s flag… you will recall that it didn’t go over too well:

And so, on June 28, the US handed over psuedo-sovreignty to Iraq’s newly created interim government. And what flag stood there?

The old one.

We could have, you know, created a flag in the model of the old British Empire mode… a small symbol of the American flag in the corner, with…

Never mind.

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