Tag: Kanan Makiya

Beyond Dysfunction and Devastation: Iraq, the Arab Spring, and Lessons for Today


Kanan Makiya* has been described as the Arab world’s “Solzhenitsyn” for courageously bearing witness to unspeakable cruelty, notes the Foreign Policy Research Institute. His new critically acclaimed novel, The Rope, is… Read more »

Kanan Makiya: why Iraq failed after liberation


Before the 2003 invasion of Iraq, no voice arguing for the overthrow of Saddam Hussein had greater moral weight than that of Kanan Makiya*, notes Reuel Marc Gerecht, a senior… Read more »