"Science Fiction in the National Interest."
If Pournelle and Niven collaborate, then it's bound to be good:
The writers make up a group called Sigma, which Andrews put together 15 years ago to advise government officials. The last time the group gathered was in the late 1990s, when members met with government scientists to discuss what a post-nuclear age might look like, says group member Greg Bear. He has written 30 sci-fi books, including the best seller Darwin's Radio.
And don't forget to check out Dan Simmon's latest: A Modest Proposal.....