Kanan Makiya

Kanan Makiya

Kanan Makiya is an Iraqi-British academic and a professor of Islamic and Middle Eastern Studies at Brandeis University. He gained international attention for his efforts in lobbying the US government to invade and bomb Iraq in 1990–1991 and again in 2003 and predicted that Iraqis would welcome their American invaders "with sweets and flowers". Wikipedia*

On the C-SPAN Networks:
Kanan Makiya has six videos in the C-SPAN Video Library; the first appearance was a 1995 Forum as a Professor for the Harvard University. The year with the most videos was 2003 with three videos as a Member for the Iraqi National Congress. The year with the highest average number of views per program was 2006 with an average of 46 views per program. Most appearances with Paul Orgel (3). Most common tags: Iraq, Iraq Occupation/Reconstruction (05/02/03-08/31/10).

Appearances by Title:c. January 1, 2003 - Present Founder and Director, Iraq Memory Foundation Videos: 3 c. December 13, 2002 - Present Member, Iraqi National Congress Videos: 2 c. August 23, 1995 - Present Professor, Harvard University Videos: 1


c. - c. August 23, 1995 Videos: 0

Recent Appearances

  • U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    U.S. Policy Toward Iraq

    Kanan Makiya talked by video uplink from Boston about U.S. policy toward Iraq and the fighting there. He discussed the…

  • Democracy in Iraq

    Democracy in Iraq

    Mr. Makiya spoke about U.S. policy in Iraq, the results of recent elections for an interim government, and about the process…

  • Iraq Reconstruction

    Iraq Reconstruction

    Mr. Makiya talked about efforts to rebuild Iraq, the transition to Iraqi leadership, and efforts to gather evidence of war…

  • Hussein War Crimes Trial

    Hussein War Crimes Trial

    Participants talked about the capture and arrest of Saddam Hussein, how to try him for his crimes against humanity, and the…

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