Bilal Salaymeh

Bilal Salaymeh

Bilal Salaymeh holds a Bachelor’s (AYBU) and an MS (METU) degree in International Relations. Currently, he is pursuing his PhD in International Relations at METU. Salaymeh is also serving as a research assistant at the SETA Foundation Foreign Policy Research Department. His research interests revolve around the Middle East with particular focus on Syria and the Palestinian Issue.
Haftar Wants to Drag Turkey into the Libyan Conflict

Haftar Wants to Drag Turkey into the Libyan Conflict

July 3, 2019
Haftar is trying to export his crisis through an escalation with Turkey, which he falsely blames for his defeat. He also wants to drag Turkey further into the Libyan conflict and hence pave the way for Turkey’s regional rivals and Haftar’s backers to be more involved on the ground
The Syrian Regime s Strategy of Forced Migration

The Syrian Regime’s Strategy of Forced Migration

May 12, 2019
Forced migration and displacement are among the unlawful and most effective measures that the Assad regime has been using. However, legalizing the unlawfulness will have long-term impacts on the Syrian state and society.