“This disturbing international trend, in its modern incarnation, was born in the United States.” The Conversation: White nationalism, born in the USA, is now a global terror threat. Meanwhile, “while other countries have taken significant steps to identify the threat and counter it through dedicated intelligence programs, the Trump administration has cut or cancelled initiatives that were designed to combat domestic extremism.”

+ “A stubborn or willful misreading of the threat environment leads to poor management of resources and results in failure. And in this regard, I regret to say, we are backsliding terribly … Our current path is built on a false security narrative—security theater run amok. And Americans are left in a state of unbearable anxiety, seeing threats in the wrong places and ignoring others in front of their eyes.” Janet Napolitano with Karen Breslau: Americans Are Seeing Threats in the Wrong Places.