In his second conversation with Iraqi opposition members, Robert Siegel speaks with Kanan Makiya, professor of modern Middle East studies at Brandeis University and participant in the "Future of Iraq" initiative sponsored by the U.S. Department of State. Makiya opposes the regime of Saddam Hussein. He says he favors a centralized democracy in Iraq, but also stresses the country will need some time to rebuild a civil society capable of sustaining such a system.
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