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*
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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).