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...
Political Islam as Ideology and Movement and How to Contain It.
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.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Discusses Identity Politics And Its Tribal Branches.
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.
ay Greenberg, reporting in April 2019 in a column published by Neonnettle, said that, during an interview with a Middle Eastern magazine, Congressional Representative Ilhan Omar declared that living in “ugly” American society is “an everyday assault;” also adding that Omar claims that “every day” she is “threatened” and “demonized” due to the “ugliness” that she says is ingrained in the US populace.
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 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.
“I was a Muslim refugee once,” Ayaan Hirsi Ali declared this week in her response to President Donald Trump’s travel ban. “I know what it’s like. I know what it’s like to fear rejection, deportation and the dangers that await you back home.”
Ayaan Hirsi Ali wrote an article in The Wall Street Journal on July 12, 2019 called “Can Ilhan Omar Overcome Her Prejudice.” It was an article written by a black Muslim woman refugee from Somalia who fled to the Netherlands to enter politics as a converted Christian, about another black Muslim woman refugee from Somalia who fled to the United States to enter politics as a Muslim.
He’s a former Muslim extremist who speaks out against such extremism — yet he’s been labeled an extremist.
By focusing on the acts of violence after 9/11 we ignored the ideology that justifies, promotes, celebrates, and encourages violence.
Will the West be complicit in its own destruction? That is the question raised by the documentary film, The Fight of Our Lives: Defeating the Ideological War against the West.
A bill to criminalize the practice of female genital mutilation in Kentucky unanimously passed out of a Senate Committee Wednesday.
Winston Churchill noted in 1947 that “Democracy is the worst form of government, except for all those others that have been tried.” And what of the world’s oldest democracy, the United States of America? Still the worst country on earth — except for all of the others.
Can the country confront its current problems with its traditional can-do spirit? We have barely four months to figure out how.
On September 4, Russell Vought, Director of the Office of Management and Budget, sent out a memo to federal agencies detailing a directive from the president that “federal agencies cease and desist from using taxpayer dollars to fund these divisive, un-American propaganda training sessions.”
Hoover Institution fellow Niall Ferguson discusses the ongoing culture war that he and his wife and Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali are fighting and the security and safety concerns that they have as a result, the importance of history, his views on Brexit, Donald Trump, and more.
Dear Mr. Brin: Fifty years ago this week, when I was a 21-year-old college senior, I was in the Soviet Union, sent by the government of Israel to smuggle in Jewish religious items and smuggle out names of Jews who wanted to escape the Soviet Union and could then be issued a formal invitation to Israel.