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New Iraq Flag Rankles Public

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Iraq's U.S.-appointed governing council unveils a new national flag, discarding the country's green, black and red for a white and blue pattern that incorporates a crescent. The switch, which took much of the public by surprise, has not been well received. NPR's Anne Garrels reports.