“As the Senate prepares to sit in judgment on Mr. Trump, we should be wary of the excuses put forward by his defenders — that his conviction will only divide the country further, that we should simply move on. No: It is far too late for appeasement. Those of us versed in counterinsurgency know that in violent extremism nothing succeeds like success, and that the opposite is also true.” C.I.A. station chief Robert Grenier: How to Defeat America’s Homegrown Insurgency.

+ Umair Haque: This is How You Recover From Fascism — and America’s Not Doing Any of It.