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...
[Subscription Required] Winning the ideological battle is the only way to defeat radical Islam, says Ayaan Hirsi Ali.
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 Ayaan Hirsi Ali and H.R. McMaster talk about foreign policy challenges and threats, the withdrawal from Afghanistan, and the recent purging of members from military boards.
A conversation with Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the celebrated Somali-born writer and activist based in the United States, has convinced me that “cancel culture” is not just a fleeting academic perversion or a fad for silly Millennials, but the new ideology that threatens liberal democracies.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali: Little Girls Are Being Mutilated And Sacrificed At The Altar Of Identity Politics In America
Wednesday night activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali made an appearance on Fox News to discuss the horrific case of a Detroit doctor performing illegal female genital mutilation (FGM) on girls as young as six-years-old. Ali was a victim of the practice as a girl in Somalia and has dedicated her life to reforming Islam, specifically in the area of women's rights.
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.”
Endowed By The Creator: Ayaan Hirsi Ali And Peter Berkowitz On Our Unalienable Rights
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[Subscription Required] A group of people ‘unafraid to say interesting things’ convene at Voltaire’s château in Ferney.
Last week, Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Q. Nomani testified before the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs. During the hearing, they weren’t asked any questions about political Islam by the Democratic women on the panel — an experience they argue is emblematic of a troubling trend among progressives to overlook the brutal reality of Islamist extremism.
Join the CU Boulder Benson Center for the Study of Western Civilization for an evening conversation with renowned political leader, national security expert, human rights advocate, New York Times best-selling author and expert on Islam, Ayaan Hirsi Ali. “It has been said that education opens the mind, while indoctrination closes it. A good education permits one to think critically, and to consider multiple viewpoints."
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?"
Ayaan Hirsi Ali is not an easy person to cancel. She has survived the brutal murder of her colleague Theo van Gogh, lived through more than two decades of serious threats to her life and fled more countries than many people have visited. Perhaps it is for these reasons, rather than in spite of them, that she generates such hatred from what used to be called ‘liberal’ quarters.
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.
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.