Kurdish National Council
Ninety-six (96) local, regional, and international organizations and entities (prime actors) have been identified 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 the Kurdish National Council in the life of Syria, and its commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria.
25 prime actors participated in the following:
- Determining the rank of the Kurdish National Council according to the amount of its influence on life in Syria. As shown in the chart below, the Kurdish National Council ranked 58th most influential prime actor.
- Assessing and classifying the Kurdish National Council according to its 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 the Kurdish National Council falls under the category of 'Opportunistic'. A prime actor assessed as Opportunistic is seen as willing to build a sovereign, stable, inclusive, and developing Syria, but only when it serves its own interests.
In response to the question, “How is the Kurdish National Council important in the life of Syria?”
Round 3 participants stated (Nov. 2016 - Jul. 2017):
"They have no influence over Syria in general, only over a small segment of the Kurds. They are represented in the Syrian Coalition. They don't want to separate from Syria.” (230713)
"They are part of the Syrian Opposition. They used to be part of the Syrian Coalition and the Syrian Transitional Council. They believe that Syria should be united.” (233881)