Kagan: de-Baathification law = ‘civil rights legislation.’

In an interview on the Hugh Hewitt radio show, AEI’s Fred Kagan, an architect of President Bush’s “surge” strategy, said the new de-Baathification law is the beginning of a new era of “civil rights legislation” in Iraq:

The deeply-flawed and divisive legislation was also trumpeted today by Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Gen. Petraeus, and Ambassador Ryan Crocker.