Round 3, July 2017.                                                                                                     العربية



Amount of influence in the life of Syria

20 local, regional, and international organizations most influential in the life of Syria (prime actors) named and ranked the Druze according to their influence. In the chart below, the left column ranks prime actors, from most influential (Russia) to the least influential (Relief International).

Commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria

More prime actors assess the Druze as "Opportunistic" than any other category. A prime actor assessed as Opportunistic is seen as willing to build a sovereign, stable, inclusive, and developing Syria, but only when it serves their own interests.

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Peer assessment of the Druze's importance in the life of Syria

Round 3 statements (Nov. 2016 - July 2017):

   "They are isolated people. Some work with the revolution, some the regime.” (230784)

   "Most are neutral, but some support Assad.” (233881)

   "They do resist the government.” (231211)

   "They are part of the fabric of society, but are not part of the conflict.” (238631)

Round 2 statements (Nov. 2016 - July 2017):

   “They are part of the nation.” (221211)

   “They comprise 4-5% of the population.” (221641)

   “Some support the regime, some support the revolution.” (220291)

   “They are an important part of Syria. They are a powerful ethnic group. They are neutral to the conflict.” (223911)

   “They are a minority with a respected leader in Lebanon.” (223911)

   “They resist the government.” (221211)

Round 1 statements (Jan. 2016 - May 2016):

   “Hope to connect with Syrian Druze. Expect they will be bridge builders after peace.” (215261)