Distant Oppression that other people are facing is easy to not think about or want to have to deal with in any way. However, in our modern world, hoping that distant problems will remain distant is, at best naive. As demonstrated by this year and the last, what happens far away reaches all of us.
Questions about how to deal with the fact problems can reach us from overseas need to be asked. A hawkish response is easy to sell with the fear of the unknown. Yet pushing our heads into the sand and letting problems grow is also not a solution.