Garton Ash: Iraq could learn from Eastern Europe

Radio Free Europe’s Mark Baker interviewed Timothy Garton Ash on regime change, and whether Eastern Europe could be an example. Ash thinks that top leaders should be tried abroad, but that a process of “lustrace” such as that in the Czech Republic should be enough. Under “lustrace” former Communist Party members are banned from holding high office. Of course, that hasn’t stopped them from getting rich and exerting their influence in other ways…

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