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Analysis and Commentary

Why We Hesitate To Protect Girls From FGM In The United States

by Ayaan Hirsi Alivia The AHA Foundation
Tuesday, May 22, 2018

One year ago, news broke that an American doctor was charged in Detroit federal criminal court for performing genital mutilation on young girls. Since then, the case has uncovered a web of secrecy and abuse with seven more charged and up to 100 girls potentially victimized. 

In the News

FGM Shouldn’t Have A Place In The U.S. — Or Anywhere

featuring Ayaan Hirsi Alivia Independent Women's Forum
Monday, May 21, 2018

The AHA Foundation, led by Ayaan Hirsi Ali, just released a report, “Why We Hesitate to Protect Girls from FGM in the United States,” arguing that we need to focus more attention on the issue of female genital mutilation (FGM).

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Septuagenarian Men, Young Women, and the Social Media in Iran: Prospects of Democracy in a Despotic Iran

featuring Abbas Milanivia Fellow Talks
Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Abbas Milani, Research Fellow, gives a talk titles "Septuagenarian Men, Young Women, and the Social Media in Iran: Prospects of Democracy in a Despotic Iran."

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Weaponized Words

by Charles Hillvia Hoover Digest
Friday, April 20, 2018

The revolution will be televised—and tweeted, and posted, and Instagrammed. Language is today’s truly disruptive technology.

In the News

Why Is It Hard For Middle Eastern Christians To Support Israel?

featuring Samuel Tadrosvia Mosaic Magazine
Wednesday, April 11, 2018

To an outside observer Israel might seem a natural ally for the Middle East’s various Christian groups. But in fact many Middle Eastern Christians are hostile to, or profess hostility toward, the Jewish state.

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How Can Western Christians Support Both Israel And Middle East Christians?

quoting Samuel Tadrosvia Christian Post (DC)
Friday, April 6, 2018

Contrary to conventional wisdom, supporting both Israel and Christians in the Middle East simultaneously are not mutually exclusive despite the recent moves of certain religious and political leaders, scholars say.

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“To Change the Church” With Ross Douthat

interview with Ross Douthatvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

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Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism. 

 

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“To Change the Church” With Ross Douthat

interview with Ross Douthatvia Uncommon Knowledge
Wednesday, April 4, 2018

Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism.

Interviews

Russ Roberts On Hayek, Knowledge, And Jewish Tradition

interview with Russell Robertsvia The Tikvah Fund
Monday, March 26, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Russ Roberts talks about how Friedrich Hayek wrote and thought in the context of the social sciences and whether his insights about knowledge and ignorance point to understandings shared by the Jewish tradition.

Interviews

Fabrice Balanche: How Sectarianism Can Help Explain The Syrian War

interview with Fabrice Balanche via Euro News
Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Hoover Institution fellow Fabrice Balanche discusses the Syrian war and notes that the sectarian conflict between a Sunni majority population and a minority Shiite ruling elite is only one component of a multi-faceted conflict that is also partially driven by socio-economic grievances.

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