Round 3, July 2017.                                                                                                     العربية


National Defense Forces

Amount of influence in the life of Syria

       Lowest rating: 1 of 5

       Highest rating: 1 of 5

       Average rating ( 2 assessments): 1 of 5

Commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria

      Core : 100%

      Champion: 0%

      Conditional: 0%

      Neutral: 0%

      Opposed: 0%


Importance of the National Defense Forces in the life of Syria

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

    "Supplement the Syrian Army at about 40,000 strong. They are influential where the regime is. They have a bad reputation. Their members are mercenaries acting aggressively.” (233881)

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

   “They are well equipped and trained. They operate in a paralegal world where the government can't.” (223911)

   “Directly supported by Assad regime. Supplement Syrian Army. Sometimes thugs or whatever with carte blanche government support.” (221951)