Removing The Green

...because in Iran, green is the color used by the opposition to Ahmadinejad.
Iran's flag is composed of three bands of color: green, white, and red. But in at least two official ceremonies in recent days, images of that flag have been used where the green color has been replaced by blue.

The move has led to speculation that the Iranian government is trying to get rid of the green in the Iranian flag because it's a symbol of the opposition movement that has been challenging the disputed reelection of President Mahmud Ahmadinejad.
While, ironically, adding blue to the flag makes it look that much more American...

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