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 the challenge of Dawa (the preaching or proselytizing of Islam), the left’s alliance with Islamists, intersectionality, the indoctrination occurring on college campuses, and much more.
A prominent anti-radical Islam campaigner has called for all Muslim schools in Sydney to be shut down.
Somali-born former Dutch politician, Ayaan Hirsi Ali – a prominent anti-Islam commentator, who is speaking in Australia next week – says Islamic schools are doing more harm than good to Muslim students.
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.
Two opposing opinions go head to head.
A look at the 2019 Summer Policy Boot Camp.
Aaron Mannes on Mugged by Reality: The Liberation of Iraq and the Failure of Good Intentions by John Agresto
His reading list focuses on how liberty is won, lost, and neglected. By Jonathan Rauch.
From 1967-1977, Iran hosted one of the most experimental festivals in modern history. The Shiraz Arts Festival (or Jashn-e Honar-e Shiraz in Persian) invited musicians, dancers, dramatists, and filmmakers from all over the world to perform on ancient and modern sites around the historic city of Shiraz.