Ali: Acting defense secretary Miller is not a political operative

November 9, 2020 Washington Post

Javed Ali, who preceded Miller as senior director for counterterrorism at the National Security Council, said that Miller is “not a political operative.” 

“He’s got years of experience in the military and then the national security policy arena as a professional,” Ali said. “So the hope and expectation for people like me who know Chris is he will not be that person who is going to help achieve political objectives using the department’s tremendous resources and authorities.”

Read the full Washington Post article about Christopher Miller, acting US Defense Secretary, here.