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 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 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.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Discusses Identity Politics And Its Tribal Branches.
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.
Big tech companies enjoy legal immunity premised on the assumption they’ll respect free speech.
“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.”
I was once a refugee, but I fear the storm over Trump’s executive order is distracting us from the threat that radical Islam poses within our borders.
A bill to criminalize the practice of female genital mutilation in Kentucky unanimously passed out of a Senate Committee Wednesday.
One way to envision the McCain-Obama presidential race is as a boxing match — particularly like the famous Mohammed Ali championship fights...
Since there is so little of it, let's start with the good news about the release from prison and triumphant return to Libya of Abdelbaset Ali al-Megrahi, the terrorist who was supposedly serving a life sentence in a Scottish prison for his role in blowing Pan Am 103 out of the sky over Lockerbie in 1988, killing 270 people...
Drought may not be destiny, but a critical ingredient for democratic societies does seem literally to fall from the skies. By Stephen H. Haber and Victor Menaldo.
Now that September 11 charges have finally been filed, it’s make-or-break time for the military tribunals. By Benjamin Wittes.