With our international initiatives, global partners, and network of regional and topical experts, GPII is uniquely positioned to assess the many aspects of global crisis. This blog hosts articles from scholars and practitioners – one component of the Addressing Global Crisis Project. Click here to learn more.

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

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

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

Seeing COVID-19 as an Opportunity


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 the countries of the world, each in their own way, seek to combat the coronavirus (COVID-19), violent groups […]
Posted February 21, 2022

“America First” In a World Crisis


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.   America First is clearly a failed policy—for the United States and the world at large. This Trumpian isolationist doctrine […]
Posted February 7, 2022

Erdoğan Fails the Coronavirus Test


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.   Before Turkey’s executive presidency was inaugurated in 2018, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan  repeated a pledge he had made on the campaign […]
Posted January 27, 2022


Suspending Immigration Will Hurt America’s Recovery


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.   Immigrants have been vital to this nation’s success pre-COVID, and they will be key participants in ensuring the U.S. […]
Posted December 27, 2021


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