It is noted that Gordon recently held the position of deputy assistant to the Vice President for National Security.

The U.S. Vice President Kamala Harris appointed Philip Gordon as her new national security aide on Monday. This is reported in a distributed written statement by the press service of the Vice President.

It is noted that Gordon recently held the position of deputy assistant to the Vice President for National Security. Previously, he was also an adviser to the U.S. President on the Middle East (2013-2015), and before that he held other positions in the Department of State and the White House. “Outside of the government, he worked in a number of research institutes and has numerous publications on foreign policy and national security issues,” the statement says.