Big Think: Ayaan Hirsi Ali on the clash between Islam and the West

Her family thinks she's mad, cursed and evil, but she is optimistic that the West can help reform Islamic countries.

Published January 14, 2008 11:42AM (EST)

Ayaan Hirsi Ali talks about her break with Islam and her belief that the biggest misperception about Islam is that it can be reconciled with liberal democracy. Watch more on Big Think.

By Salon Staff

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