Ayaan Hirsi Ali to Congress: Political Islam ‘Incompatible with the U.S. Constitution’

BERLIN, GERMANY - APRIL 13: Author Ayaan Hirsi Ali attends a book presentation of 'Reformiert Euch! Warum der Islam such aendern muss - Refurbished you! Why Islam must change' on April 20, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Ayaan Hirsi Ali, born 13 November 1969, is a Somalia-born American activist, writer and politician and is known for her views critical of Islam and supportive of women's rights. (Photo by Christian Marquardt/Getty Images)
Political Islam, focused on establishing an unfree society ruled by strict sharia law, is “fundamentally incompatible” with the U.S. Constitution and the overall “foundation of the American way of life,” declared Ayaan Hirsi Ali, an expert at the Hoover Institution think tank, during a Senate panel hearing.