Classified Outreach to Muslim Women

02.02.10 | 1 min read | Text by Steven Aftergood

Senator George V. Voinovich (R-OH) wanted to know:  What is the National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) doing to improve the status of women in the Muslim world, and to better engage women around the world on counterterrorism issues?

“The response to this question is classified,” replied NCTC Director Michael Leiter in a written response that has recently been published.

See the last page of “The Roots of Violent Islamist Extremism and Efforts to Counter It” (pdf), hearing before the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee, July 10, 2008 (published December 2009).