Ninety-six (96) local, regional, and international organizations and entities (prime actors)were identified by their peers as influential in the life of Syria. In the chart below, the left column ranks the prime actors from most influential in shaping the life in Syria (Russia) to the least influential (Relief International).
The chart also shows the classification of prime actors into five stances indicating the actor's support and contribution to inclusive nationalism for Syria, starting from the most committed (Core) to the least committed (Saboteur).
Amount of influence of al-Qaeda in the life of Syria, and the commitment of al-Qaeda to inclusive nationalism for Syria.
25 prime actors participated in the following:
- Determining the rank of al-Qaeda according to the amount of their influence on life in Syria. As shown in the chart below, al-Qaeda ranked 88th most influential prime actor.
- Assessing and classifying al-Qaeda according to al-Qaeda's commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria (also indicated in the same row by the colored rectangle). Of the 25 prime actors who participated in the assessments, more agreed that al-Qaeda falls under the category of 'Saboteur'. A prime actor assessed as Saboteur is seen as working against a sovereign, stable, inclusive, and developing Syria.
In response to the question, “How is al-Qaeda important in the life of Syria?”
A Round 3 participant stated (Nov. 2016 - Jul. 2017):
"Some people believe in their Islamic principles." (231211)