One of America's most prominent Islam bashers has a long history of making things up. While promoting her new book, Heretic, on a March 23 episode of "The Daily Show," Somali-born author and anti-Muslim activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali madeShow More Summary
I wrote my Politico column today on Ayaan Hirsi Ali, and how she should be a feminist hero, but isn’t (she’s no Lena Dunham, after all): Ayaan Hirsi Ali should be the perfect feminist hero. Viewed from a certain level of abstraction,...Show More Summary
There are three kinds of Muslims, former Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali says, and moderates are not among them. The outspoken Islam critic calls for a reformation within Islam. Also: Former members of a church in Palmerston, New Zealand, say...Show More Summary
Ayaan Hirsi Ali credits America's floundering efforts in the Middle East to the country's poor reputation overseas. "It's like, 'Americans are decadent, they're corrupt, and they are fat and warmongering,'" the writer and activist told HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarressy-Tehrani in an interview on Tuesday. Show More Summary
In her latest book, Somali-born author and activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali, known for her controversial views on Islam, argues that the religion is not a peaceful one and calls for "a Muslim Reformation." Ali says she hopes Heretic: Why Islam...Show More Summary
Excerpted from HERETIC: WHY ISLAM NEEDS A REFORMATION NOW by Ayaan Hirsi Ali by arrangement with Harper, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, Copyright © 2015 by Ayaan Hirsi Ali Introduction: One Islam, Three Sets of Muslims On ______,...Show More Summary
Ayaan Hirsi Ali, whose new book Heretic: Why Islam Needs a Reformation Now was released today, visited The Daily Show Monday night, where host Jon Stewart challenged her assertions that Islam is fundamentally different than the world's other major religions.
Today marks the release of Ayaan Hirsi Ali's latest book Heretic: ABC News posted an excerpt from it and Hirsi Ali holds little back, even evoking the opening of Sam Harris' The End of Faith:
We can't talk about Islam critically without being called Islamophobic. We can't criticize Islam through the press without being threatened with...
Ayaan Hirsi Ali talked about reforming Islam on ABC's This Week today, saying that it is "not a religion of peace" and Muslims need to get rid of the horrible, violent followers of the faith.
From the Somali-born former Dutch politician Ayaan Hirsi Ali, whose new book
What books are currently on your night stand? “The Baron in the Trees,” by Italo Calvino: a delightful and tremendously enjoyable little novel on boyhood defiance. “The Hobbit,” by J.?R.?R. Tolkien: as compelling as ever. “The New Digital...Show More Summary
The New York Times Book Review interviewed author and professional provocative person Ayaan Hirsi Ali for its "By the Book" column this week. Here is part of the Q&A: Read more...
The New York Times Book Review interviewed the controversial author Ayaan Hirsi Ali – too anti-Muslim for Brandeis to allow speak at commencement – for their “By The Book” feature appearing this Sunday and asked about her taste in books...Show More Summary
Is anybody minding the store over there?An Egyptian-born imam who in 2007 said that Somali-born activist Ayaan Hirsi Ali should receive the death penalty for her criticism of Islam is now a Department of Justice contractor hired to teach...Show More Summary
Who is responsible for the escalating terrorism we face? Shortly after the Paris attacks, Ayaan Hirsi Ali published a fascinating op-ed in The Wall Street Journal. She points to "The Quranic Concept of War," which claims that victory for Islam depends on striking terror in the soul of the enemy. Show More Summary
Chuck Todd used a Wall Street Journal op-ed by ex-Muslim Ayaan Hirsi Ali to launch an indirect attack on Muslims albeit with much civility. She wrote the following: If we take the position that we are dealing with a handful of murderous thugs with no connection to what they so vocally claim, then we are not answering them. Show More Summary
[guest post by Dana] Ayaan Hirsi Ali, responding to the events in France, addressed the struggle that seems to plague those who work hard to separate Islam from the acts of barbarism, and also expressed her views on what the media’s next steps should be. Judging by her comments, it’s clear to see that she […]
In case you missed it last night, Ayaan Hirsi Ali, the former Muslim whose friend Theo van Gogh was assassinated by Islamic radicals more than a decade ago, appeared on Anderson Cooper 360 to speak about yesterday's massacre:
[guest post by Dana] A funny thing happened when Ayaan Hirsi Ali met Vice-President Joe Biden: he wanted to straighten out her her views of Islam. In a recent interview, Ayaan Hirsi Ali discussed with sharp insight, the left’s willful and subsequently dangerous blindness toward radical Islam and the very real war on women: They […]