Miles Pomper

Miles PomperSenior Fellow

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Washington DC


Miles Pomper is a Senior Fellow in the Washington DC office of CNS. His work focuses on nuclear energy, nuclear nonproliferation, nuclear security, and nuclear arms control. He holds a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University.

Areas of Research

  • Nuclear energy
  • Nuclear nonproliferation and arms control
  • Nuclear security


Before joining CNS he served as Editor-in-Chief of Arms Control Today from 2003-2009. Previously, he was the lead foreign policy reporter for CQ Weekly and Legi-Slate News Service, where he covered the full range of national security issues before Congress, and a Foreign Service Officer with the US Information Agency.


  • BA in History from Columbia University
  • MA in international affairs from Columbia University
  • MA in journalism from Northwestern University


CNS Work

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Select Bibliography (Recent)

  • “The Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Modern World: Trends and Changing Regimes,” in International Politics in Times of Change, Nicholas Tzidakis, Ed. Springer 2012.
  • “Nuclear Power and Proliferation: The Risks of the Nuclear Renaissance,” in Nuclear Power and Energy Security in Asia, Rajesh Basrur, Cole Harvey, Koh Swee Lean Collin, eds., (New York, NY: Routledge, 2012).
  • “Domestic and International Politics of Spent Fuel in South Korea: Are We Approaching Meltdown?” with Seong-Won Park and Lawrence Scheinman, Academic Paper Series: On Korea, Vol. 4, Korea Economic Institute, 2011.
  • “Going Global: Issues Facing South Korea as an Emerging Nuclear Exporter,” with Chen Kane and Stephanie Lieggi, Tomorrow’s Northeast Asia: Joint US-Korea Academic Studies, Volume 21, Korea Economic Institute, 2011.
  • “Managing U.S. Missile Defenses and Russian Concerns,” with Dennis Gormley and Nikolai Sokov, Four Emerging Issues in Arms Control, Disarmament, and Nonproliferation: Opportunities for German Leadership, James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies, July 14, 2009.
  • “Congress, Culture, and the Caspian,” with David King, in The Limits to Culture: Foreign Policy, Islam, and the Caspian, Brenda Shaffer, ed., (Cambridge, MA: Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, 2006).