Ilyas Saliba

Ilyas Saliba is a Syrian-Dutch German born PhD candidate in Political Science at the Humboldt University in Berlin. He is a Research fellow at the Berlin Social Science Center (WZB) where he works on Middle Eastern Politics, transition and authoritarianism. He is a regular commentator on political developments in Egypt, Tunisia, Morocco and Syria.
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    Undeserved Halo for Germany’s Stance on Refugees

    At the dinner table at home in Germany, we often discuss the plight my cousin in Syria faces. We talk about how my dad eventually convinced him not to hire a trafficker to sneak him out of his war-torn homeland and into neighbouring Turkey. We try to figure out...