John N. Moore

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Professor Moore "is the Walter L. Brown Professor of Law at the University of Virginia School of Law, and he directs the University's Center for National Security Law and the Center for Oceans Law & Policy. Previously he was the Director of the Graduate Law Program at Virginia for over twenty years. Professor Moore chaired the American Bar Association's Standing Committee on Law and National Security for five terms.

"He is the author of twenty books and over 140 scholarly articles and served for two decades on the editorial board of the American Journal of International Law. Professor Moore also served as the first Chairman and help to set up the United States Institute of Peace, served as Counselor on International Law to the Department of State, as Ambassador and Deputy Special Representative of the President to the Law of the Sea Conference. He has also been a consultant to both the President's Intelligence Oversight Board and the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency." [1]

He is on the board of trustees of Freedom House.

In 1985 he was a Republican and a director of the US Institute of Peace. [2]

"John Norton Moore, who started a three-year term as president of USIP in 1988, was a counselor on international law to the Department of State. He served as U.S. Ambassador to the Third United Nations Conference on the Law of the Sea; Deputy Special Representative of the President to the Law of the Sea Conference, and chairman of the National Security Council Interagency Task Force on the Law of the Sea. The Law of the Sea is a document developed to protect the oceans from exploitation and dumping. It is in force because it has been signed by all but a few nations--the U.S. is among the few nonsignatories of the Law of the Sea. Moore has been Special Counsel for the U.S. in two cases before the International Court of Justice and a consultant to the U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency. He was also a member of the National Advisory Committee on Oceans and Atmosphere and a U.S. delegate to the Conference on Security and Cooperation in Europe. ...

"John Norton Moore was or is a Fellow of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations and the American Law Institute. Moore serves on the Strategy Board of the American Security Council (ASC). The ASC began in the 1950s as a surveillance group for internal "subversives" (i. e. Communists) and since has become a pro-military lobbying group through its Coalition for Peace Through Strength. He also serves, along with Kintner and Liebman, on the board of the intelligence linked U.S. Global Strategy Council. Moore is/was a member of the board of directors of the National Strategy Information Center, a rightwing think tank with a history of promoting a hardline, aggressive U.S. foreign policy." [3]

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