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...
The Arab revolts show why some autocrats hang on forever while others get swept away. By Bruce Bueno de Mesquita and Alastair Smith.
The land where stability vies ceaselessly with stagnation. By Joshua Teitelbaum.
Now that the U.S. freedom agenda has quietly been shelved, Arab lands can only reflect on what might have been. By Fouad Ajami.
Even if the Arab spring does create a surge of regional democracy, expect the tide to ebb and flow. By Larry Diamond.
When it comes to Mideast peace talks, this time the optimists may have a case. By Robert Zelnick.
Decades of stop-and-start attention from the United States may have done more harm than good. By Cecile Shea.
A visit with Robert Conquest, gentle knight and wicked poet. By Christopher Hitchens.
Aaron Mannes on Egyptian Political Essays by Tarek Heggy
The true history of U.S.-Iran relations. By Abbas Milani.
If the dam of mass violence bursts in Iraq, U.S. forces will be unable to stop the flood. Why we must find a political, not a miltary, solution. By Larry Diamond.
How to protect the nation against terrorism without sacrificing our liberty. By Ekaterina Drozdova and Michael Samoilov.
The causes, the players, and the likely consequences of the Arab eruptions. A conversation with Hoover fellows Peter Berkowitz, Victor Davis Hanson, and Peter Robinson.
Hoover fellow Abbas Milani on the rebellions in the Muslim world—and the monarch who set them off. An interview with Charlie Rose.
John Rosenthal on Der Mufti von Jerusalem und die Nationalsozialisten by Klaus Gensicke