Mike Moore, who retired as editor of The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists in 2000, is a research fellow with The Independent Institute. He is the author of many articles on national security, conflict resolution, nuclear weapons and proliferation, space weaponry, and related topics. He also served as editor of Quill, the magazine of the Society of Professional Journalists, and as an editor or reporter for the Milwaukee Journal, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Daily News, and the Kansas City Star.
He edited Health Risks and the Press: Perspectives on Media Coverage of Risk Assessment and Health, published jointly by the American Medical Association and The Media Institute. His articles have appeared in journals such as the Brown Journal of World Affairs, Foreign Service Journal, Yes! A Journal of Positive Futures, and The SAIS Review and International Affairs. His writings can also be found in The Domestic Sources of American Foreign Policy, Cyberwar, Netwar and the Revolution in Military Affairs, and Asia-Pacific Cooperative Security in the 21st Century.
His book, Twilight War: The Folly of U.S. Space Dominance, is due out April 2008. "The United States," he says, "is quietly pursuing a policy of military superiority in space that is likely to trigger an arms race in space and, possibly, a new cold war. Meanwhile, the United States vetoes attempts by the other spacefaring nations to negotiate a treaty that would ban all space-related weapons." Moore suggests that the United States take the lead in negotiating a new, tough, and fully verifiable treaty that would prevent any nation from seeking military dominance in space.