Links – January 23, 2018 Posted on January 23 by Cheryl Rofer Ursula LeGuin has died. A balanced look at Donald Trump, totalitarianism, and American resilience. Abandoning Science Advice: One Year in, the Trump Administration Is Sidelining Science Advisory Committees. The Hawaii alert was an accident. The dread it inspired wasn’t. How homicide charges for two skippers will shake up the entire Navy. Database: the 270 people connected to the Trump-Russia probes. North Korea’s Goals are Limited: It couldn’t Absorb South Korea even if it Won a War. Best Advice for Policymakers on “Bloody Nose” Strike against North Korea: It’s Illegal. Europe Must Fight to Preserve the Iran Deal. Dmitri Trenin has strong words on Russia’s adventure in Ukraine. U.S. tests nuclear power system to sustain astronauts on Mars. Top photo of the Kilopower system from this article.