- Kanan Makiya Discusses Abu Ghraib
Kanan Makiya Discusses Abu Ghraib
Kanan Makiya discusses brutalities in Iraq, including Abu Ghraib, and his difficulty writing about it at Writers & Iraq, part of the 2005 PEN World Voices Festival.
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