National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces
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 National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces in the life of Syria, and their commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria.
25 prime actors participated in the following:
- Determining the rank of the National Coalition according to the amount of their influence on life in Syria. As shown in the chart below, the National Coalition ranked 51st most influential prime actor.
- Assessing and classifying the National Coalition according to their 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 National Coalition falls under the category of 'Core'. A prime actor assessed as Core is seen as wholly committed to inclusive nationalism for Syria. This is their mission.
In response to the question, “How is the National Coalition of Syrian Revolutionary and Opposition Forces important in the life of Syria?”
Round 3 participants stated (Nov. 2016 - Jul. 2017):
"They have good contacts on the ground. Their leader is influential. They are part of negotiations.” (238631)
"They should be part of the overall revolution. They have good relations with the Special Envoy. Their role isn't significant now, but it will get stronger.” (233881)
"They are currently engaged with the Russian negotiations in Turkey.” (238631)
"There are some groups [in the coalition] which had structure at some point and may be important later on.” (239312)
Round 2 participants stated (Aug. 2016 - Oct. 2017):
“They were the face of the revolution from the beginning. They have the political and financial instruments to be influential. They formed a lot of humanitarian organizations and got a lot of support from Saudi Arabia, Qatar, and Turkey.” (221641)
“They are controlled by the Muslim Brotherhood, headed to the trash bin of history. They are thieves.” (220291)
“Everything depends on the international will. They will be part of the future government, and elected after that. They have a brand coalition and include powerful, influential people.” (223881)
“Now they have lost influence and lack finances because of scandals. Now they have debts.” (221641)