Ayaan Hirsi Ali was born in Mogadishu, Somalia in 1969. As a young child, she was subjected to female genital mutilation. As she grew up, she embraced Islam and strove to live as a devout Muslim. But she began to question aspects of her faith. One day, while listening to a sermon on the many...
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses her foundation and how they help women, children, and the most vulnerable members of society.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses the SPLC.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about her background, life, Islamic women’s rights, and the issues she is currently working on.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about President Trump, how her views on Islam have changed, the challenge of DAWA, and much more.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses her book The Challenge of Dawa, Mecca vs Medina Islam (roughly the distinction between peaceful and militarized/expansionist), and the possibility of rapprochement between Islam and the Judeo-Christian world.
Preview a two minute clip of Ayaan Hirsi Ali's interview on the West, Dawa, and Islam. Hirsi Ali's full interview will be available on Tuesday, August 8.
Author, ex-politician and feminist critic of Islam Ayaan Hirsi Ali has waded into the burqa debate sparked by Pauline Hanson's Senate stunt.
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.”
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali seeks a better way to fight terrorism.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali calls on Australians to boycott halal-certified food because some of the proceeds from the sales of the food are used to fund Islamic DAWA.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about a better way to fight terrorism.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali discusses President Donald Trump’s recent outreach to Saudi Arabia, the recent changing of the guard within the Saudi royal family and its impact on radical Islam and Middle East politics.
Women’s rights activists Ayaan Hirsi Ali and Asra Nomani have accused four female Democratic senators of ignoring them during a committee hearing last week, complaining the lawmakers did not ask them a single question.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali's testimony before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee.
Ayaan Hirsi Ali On Ideology and Terror: Understanding The Tools, Tactics, And Techniques Of Violent Extremism
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali testified at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing yesterday on understanding the tools, tactics, and techniques used by violent extremists.
Hoover Institution fellow Ayaan Hirsi Ali testifies at a Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee hearing on understanding the tools, tactics, and techniques used by violent extremists.
'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.
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.
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.