Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in The Russia-Ukraine Crisis


After the Russian invasion of Ukraine on February 24th, 2022, many have evacuated from their homes. According to the United Nations, as of March 18th, more than 3 million people have been forced to flee Ukraine, and there are over 1.9 million people internally displaced (United Nations Ukraine). UNICEF has estimated that more than 1.5 […]
Posted May 11, 2022

Hope for Ukraine: the Impacts of the Russo-Ukrainian War


Since January of this year, rising tensions between the Russian state and NATO allies have surged regarding Ukraine. In 2014, a Russian invasion of Crimea demonstrated that President Vladimir Putin was willing to take a military intervention, if necessary, to diminish the expansion of NATO interest in Eastern Europe (Ignatius 2022). As stated by President […]
Posted May 5, 2022


Population Size Does Not Explain the High Number of Covid-19 Cases in the United States


This article was first published by American University in Cairo’s Cairo Review of Global Affairs. It was published as part of UCF’s partnership with AUC, thanks to the generous support of Jonathan and Nancy Wolf.   As of April 4, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) has confirmed well over one million global cases of […]
Posted April 4, 2022

China’s Uyghur Situation and the 2022 Winter Olympics


The 2022 Winter Olympics were recently held in Beijing, China, which caused some countries to refuse to send diplomatic delegates to the games, including the United States. This conflict stems from the current human rights violations China are potentially engaging in. The focus of these violations includes the detainment of over one million Uyghurs and […]
Posted March 31, 2022

Prepping for COP27


This article was first published by American University in Cairo’s Cairo Review of Global Affairs. It was published as part of UCF’s partnership with AUC, thanks to the generous support of Jonathan and Nancy Wolf.   The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) is the most water-scarce region in the world and is expected to […]
Posted March 22, 2022

The Water-Energy-Food Nexus in COVID-19


This article was first published by American University in Cairo’s Cairo Review of Global Affairs. It was published as part of UCF’s partnership with AUC, thanks to the generous support of Jonathan and Nancy Wolf.   The WEF Nexus as a Framework To assess interactions among the three resources controlling the structure and function of […]
Posted March 21, 2022

The United States Response to the Ongoing Domestic Terrorism Issue


On January 11th, 2022, the United States Justice Department announced the creation of a specialized unit with a focus on domestic terrorism. This announcement comes only a little over a year after the January 6th riot on the Capitol Building. The riot exemplified the serious issue of domestic extremism within the United States and brought […]
Posted March 17, 2022

In Close Proximity to Their Abusers


This article was first published by American University in Cairo’s Cairo Review of Global Affairs. It was published as part of UCF’s partnership with AUC, thanks to the generous support of Jonathan and Nancy Wolf.   As governments across the globe make major disaster declarations due to COVID-19, many victims of domestic violence have found […]
Posted March 7, 2022

Bringing Awareness to Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery in Australia


Human Trafficking and Modern Slavery is an issue in Australia, like much of the developed world. To give some context on the numbers for trafficking in the country, the Global Slavery Index (GSI) has estimated that 15,000 people are living in modern slavery in Australia. The GSI also estimated that Australia consumes about $A15.7 billion […]
Posted March 3, 2022

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