The Foreign Desk

Flags: whose is best?

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12 January 2019

Episode 262

30 minutes


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We wave them at sporting events, we paint them on our faces at national celebrations, we fly them from our tanks when we go to war. To some they are merely a useful way to distinguish between countries; to others they’re a symbol worth dying for. Why are they taken so seriously? And whose is the best?

12 January 2019

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