About Jeff Moore

Jeff M. Moore, Ph.D., is the author of Spies for Nimitz: Joint Military Intelligence in the Pacific War, which profiles America’s first “DIA-style” intelligence agency and how it performed in the Pacific War. He is also the author of The Thai Way of Counterinsurgency. He runs Muir Analytics, LLC, a company that specializes in analyzing threats to corporations. He also writes an Asia-focused column for World Oil magazine and has authored scores of military and defense related articles for ProceedingsNaval HistorySmall Wars JournalUPI and Jane’s.


Recent Posts By the Author


Essay: The New Strategic Realities of U.S. Carrier Operations

Essay: The New Strategic Realities of U.S. Carrier Operations

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) leads a formation of ships from Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 during a maneuvering exercise on Sept. 23, 2014. US Navy Photo

USS Theodore Roosevelt (CVN 71) leads a formation of ships from Carrier Strike Group (CSG) 12 during a maneuvering exercise on Sept. 23, 2014. US Navy Photo

Just four days ahead of the 73rd anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, the U.S. Navy announced its intention to award Huntington Ingalls Industries Inc (HII). approximately $4 billion to construct the USS John F. Kennedy (CVN-79) super carrier, the second vessel of the new Gerald R. Ford-class of carriers. The cost has raised eyebrows, as the Gerald R. Ford (CVN-78) experienced cost overruns of 22 percent. Read More