Online Event: A Conversation with NCTC Director Christopher Miller
Please join the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) Transnational Threats Project for a wide-ranging conversation on national security topics with the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center (NCTC) Director Christopher Miller. Seth Jones, Harold Brown Chair and Director of the Transnational Threats Project, will join Director Miller to discuss Al Qaeda, the Islamic State, Iran, Russia, and more.
The Honorable Christopher Miller was sworn in as the seventh director of the National Counterterrorism Center August 10, 2020. He most recently served as Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Combating Terrorism. From 2018-2019, Director Miller served as the Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Counterterrorism and Transnational Threats at the National Security Council responsible for strategic level policy making and implementation, and support to senior NSC and White House leadership. Director Miller served in the military from 1983-2014. He began his military career as an enlisted Infantryman in the Army Reserve in 1983 and also served in the District of Columbia National Guard as a Military Policeman. He was commissioned as an Infantry Lieutenant in 1987. In 1993, he transferred to Special Forces. Director Miller participated in the initial combat operations in Afghanistan in 2001 and Iraq in 2003 with the 5th Special Forces Group (Airborne), in addition to many follow-on deployments to both theaters.
This event is made possible by general support to the Center for Strategic & International Studies.