Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution and founder of the AHA Foundation. She served as a member of the Dutch Parliament from 2003 to 2006.
She was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1969. As a young child, she was subjected to female genital mutilation. As she grew up...
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses honesty, transparency, and integrity with Ambassador Nikki Haley.
Hoover Fellows Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Peter Berkowitz discuss the final report recently issued by the US State Department’s Commission on Unalienable Rights, of which Berkowitz was the commission secretary.
Political Islam as Ideology and Movement and How to Contain It.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the direction of the nation under a Biden presidency.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about President Trump, how her views on Islam have changed, the challenge of DAWA, and much more.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses presidential candidate Joe Biden's comments on encouraging and supporting (even to the point of violence) Sharia Law if he becomes president.
Biden Is ‘Endorsing And Enforcing Sharia Vigilantism,’ Hoover Institute Fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali Tells Tucker Carlson
Hoover Institution Fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali said Tuesday that Joe Biden was “endorsing and enforcing Sharia vigilantism” in a recent speech that the former vice president made in support of Islam.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about America, religion, cancel culture, the failure of American universities, and more.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses tribal politics, Islamism in the West, and woke college campuses.
Hoover Institution fellows Tim Kane and Ayaan Hirsi Ali discuss what drew her to the USA, and why it represents a freedom that is both hoped for and feared around the globe.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses immigration policy, the nation state, the clash between the norms of free societies and those of Muslim society, the difference between liberal democracy and conservative democracy, whether a reformation is possible in Islam, and her relationship with her Muslim family and its traditions.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses Islam, President Trump's plans to shape counter-terrorism strategy, as well as Trump's temporary ban on immigrants from seven countries.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses President Donald Trump’s recent outreach to Saudi Arabia, the recent changing of the guard within the Saudi royal family and its impact on radical Islam and Middle East politics.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Discusses Identity Politics And Its Tribal Branches.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the problems with Islam and examines the atrocities in Syria. Ali discusses the problems with the proxy war between the Sunnis and Shias and that the world must step in and do something. Ali asks us to notice the perpetual carnage, the oppression of women, the intolerance, and the moral bankruptcy wherever the Muslims rule.
Hoover Institution fellows H.R. McMaster, Niall Ferguson, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and Larry Diamond discuss threats to free and open societies and what can be done to defeat these threats across government, the private sector, academia, and civil society.
Two Women Activists Testify On Capitol Hill About The Extremist Ideology ‘Within The House Of Islam’
Asra Q. Nomani and Ayaan Hirsi Ali, both supporting Muslim reform, will speak about the roots of terrorism at a U.S. Senate hearing.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali wants the United States to do more to fight radical Islam. Ali says, “Radical Islamists in the United States are taking advantage of the freedoms we have and the free institutions to isolate Muslim Americans and inculcate into their heads to reject American values and promoting this idea of hatred. Unless we understand that, we won’t be able eradicate the idea of ISIS anywhere.”
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali criticizes Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., over recent comments in which Omar called for "dismantling the whole system of oppression wherever we find it." "Why would Omar flee from Mogadishu, flee from anarchy, flee from oppression -- and then come to the United States and do all your best to turn Minnesota and the U.S. into Mogadishu?"
As the United States and the world embark on fraught conversations about race, history, law enforcement, and the underpinnings of our very civilization, Ayaan Hirsi Ali joins Peter Robinson for an enlightening conversation.