Friday, December 21, 2007

Israeli-looking flag is forced onto Iraq by U.S. Occupation:

New Iraqi flag, with Israeli colors, is forced onto Iraq:

Proposed flag, 2004 (later abandoned)

Proposed flag, 2004
(later abandoned)

On April 26, 2004, the U.S.-installed Occupation government, called the "Iraqi Governing Council" , announced a new flag for Occupied Iraq.

See below, for the stark contrast between the colors of Iraq's traditional flags (same colors as found throughout the Arab world), and the new Occupied Iraq flag, which prominently features blue and white.

(There was a little bit of yellow in the new proposed Iraqi flag, too, but then a number of the original proposals for the Israeli flag had included yellow, as well)

See below.

Only the Israeli flag features blue and white, out of all the flags found in the Middle East.

And, in 2004, the new Occupied Iraq flag featured blue and white, too: