Round 3, July 2017.                                                                                                     العربية

 

Kurds

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 Kurds 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 Kurds 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 Kurds' importance in the life of Syria

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

     "They are trying to get an independent country.” (231211)

    "As important as Jordan (not very except for the number of refugees they host).” (238631)

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

   “One important component of the Syrian population. They cover a large region across Syria. They have a long-term history in Syria. They are an open community. They have never been radical.” (221641)

   “A component of Syria. They have some legitimate demands, and some not legitimate. They ask for rights, but also autonomy and independence. We should all be one united country. They receive a lot of military support from the United States. They are strong in their region of the north.” (223911)

   “A component of Syria. They have some legitimate demands, and some not legitimate. They ask for rights, but also autonomy and independence. We should all be one united country. They receive a lot of military support from the United States. They are strong in their region of the north.” (223881)

   “They are a power. They have their army.” (221211)

   “They will be important to the future of Syria.” (221641)

   “They are trying to get an independent country.” (221211)