The people of Ukraine are fleeing, suffering, and resisting in the face of an appalling and brutal Russian invasion.

The invasion is posing a challenge for progressives and people on the left—particularly for those of us located in the U.S. As we work to stand with the peoples of Palestine, Yemen, Iraq, Afghanistan, Somalia, Haiti, and many other places, we are also challenged to find ways to stand with the besieged people of Ukraine—who are facing an aggressor that is not the U.S.

Read the full article at YES! Magazine.

Khury Petersen-Smith is the Middle East Fellow at the Institute for Policy Studies. Follow him on Twitter @kpYES.

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