Miles A. Pomper is a senior fellow at the James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies of the Monterey Institute of International Studies. He joined the Center after serving as Editor-in-Chief of Arms Control Today, a post he held from 2003 to 2009. Previously, he was the lead foreign policy reporter for CQ Weekly, where he covered the full range of foreign policy issues before Congress, including arms control and proliferation concerns. His career has also included several years spent covering national security and political issues at the Legi-Slate News Service and the publication of book chapters, analytical articles, and reports for publications, such as Foreign Service Journal, Nuclear Engineering International, and the Centre for International Governance Innovation.Before working as a full-time journalist, Miles served as a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Information Agency. For several years, he served as the assistant information officer and a spokesperson of the U.S. Embassy in Caracas, Venezuela. He holds a master's degree in international affairs from Columbia University and a master's degree in journalism from Northwestern University.