Author Archives: Gerald L. Epstein


This article is in Flaws In Forensic Science, Fall 2003

Federal R&D: More balanced support needed Thomas Kalil (“A Broader Vision for Government Research,” Issues, Spring 2003) is correct that the missions of agencies with limited capacities to support research could be advanced significantly if Jeffersonian research programs were properly designed and implemented for those agencies. However, certain goals and objectives, such as winning the […]


This article is in Domestic Security Revisited, Winter 2007

The future of nuclear deterrence Re: “Nuclear Deterrence for the Future” (Thomas C. Schelling, Issues, Fall 2006). I add some comments that derive from my work with nuclear weapon technology and policy since 1950. More can be found at my Web site, Adding to Schelling’s brief sketch of the attitude of various presidents toward […]