Ayaan Hirsi Ali

Happy Birthday, Ayaan Hirsi Ali!

July 24, 2010

On this day in 1992, a young Muslim woman stood on a train platform with only a duffel bag, a tenacious spirit, and an active mind. These were all she needed now. Before she wrote a best-selling autobiography, the stories of her childhood would have sounded as foreign to Westerners as. . . Continue »


Welcome, Ayaan Hirsi Ali

May 18, 2006

Ayaan Hirsi Ali is among the most courageous women (and incidentally among the most beautiful) in the world today. She sought asylum in the Netherlands in 1992 as an escape from an arranged marriage brokered in her native Somalia. When established in Holland she was shocked to find the same. . . Continue »