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...
Ayaan Hirsi Ali's upcoming speaking tour to Australia is not the first time she has visited the country, but it's the first time there has been significant public opposition, as a group of high-profile Australian Muslim women have launched a petition against the outspoken Dutch-American activist, claiming she "does not speak for us."
If there was ever any doubt the Somali-born, Dutch-American anti-Islam activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali has become a global brand, the hype around her speaking tour of Australia and New Zealand next week settles the question. Her handsome face adorns trams, her upcoming Melbourne appearance at Festival Hall billed as a "show". She is dubbed the "Hero of Heresy".
Controversial anti-Islam activist and former Dutch politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali says authorities need to more effectively "assimilate" Muslim migrants in Australia and prevent Islamists and would-be extremists from arriving.
Political Islam, focused on establishing an unfree society ruled by strict sharia law, is “fundamentally incompatible” with the U.S. Constitution and the overall “foundation of the American way of life,” declared Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an expert at the Hoover Institution think tank, during a Senate panel hearing.
'Don't Let Muslim Prisoners Form Militias': Ayaan Hirsi Ali Urges NSW Government To Ban Islamic Imams From Australia's First Terror Jail
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali notes that allowing Muslim imams inside prisons will further radicalize the prsioners and turn them from just being prisoners who committed terrorist acts to militias that can train and remain inspired in these prisons.
What happens when we let fear, muddled thinking, ignorance, and political correctness guide us in confronting a threat to our constitutional freedoms? We lose everything.
The noted feminist advocate imagines how Islam's treatment of women could evolve in the years ahead.
‘Political correctness is counterproductive,’ says prominent critic of Islam, a decade after quitting Dutch politics.
A Somali-born critic of Islam said France may fall into a civil war if it cannot sort out issues like dealing with Radical Islam.
Passing through Amman airport last month after the imposition of the US ban on carrying laptop computers in cabin baggage, counter-insurgency expert David Kilcullen had the flying dangers put in perspective by a Jordanian airline employee.
There's been a consistent pattern of groups fighting "Islamophobia" including ex-Muslims and even Muslim liberals on their hit list. There's a limited amount of fuss when it happens. And then it dies down again. But the real story is why it happens. It happens because the act of policing "Islamophobia" is really about enforcing Islamist agendas and their blasphemy codes.
The West’s obsession with ‘terror’ has been a mistake, she argues. Dawa, the ideology behind it, is a broader threat.
Controversial Author Ayaan Hirsi Ali Says New Zealand Shouldn't Feel Immune From The Extremes Of 'Radical Islam'
Next month, an American visitor to Auckland will give a speech attacking Islam. The visitor believes the religion is one that leads to poverty and violence and the mistreatment of women, and that Donald Trump is right to insist on describing the atrocities of Islamic State militants and similar extremists as "radical Islamic terrorism" - a phrase carefully avoided by Presidents Barack Obama and George W Bush for fear of alienating the billion or so Muslims who aren't terrorists.
[Subscription Required] Last week’s media storm about the decision by Muslim reform advocate Ayaan Hirsi Ali to abandon her trip to Australia — and the spin various media put on the cancellation — is the ultimate culture war false narrative and highlights how debased our politics and media have become.
[Subscription Required] Ayaan Hirsi Ali is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution, Stanford, and the founder of the AHA Foundation, which exists to protect women and girls ...
[Subscription required] Women like Ayaan Hirsi Ali, who endured FGM as a child and has spent decades campaigning for the rights of disempowered Muslim women.
Prominent author and campaigner against radical Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, is calling for all of Sydney’s Islamic schools to be shut down to avoid brainwashing children.
The news that Ayaan Hirsi Ali has cancelled her speaking tour of Australia due to ‘security concerns’ should concern anyone who believes in freedom.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is forced to cancel an Australian visit because of violent threats.