Round 3, July 2017.                                                                                                     العربية

 

Saudi Arabia

Amount of influence in the life of Syria

       Lowest rating: 1 of 5

       Highest rating: 5 of 5

       Average rating ( 9 assessments): 2.6 of 5

Commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria

      Core : 0%

      Champion: 46%

      Conditional: 36%

      Neutral: 0%

      Opposed: 18%

 


Importance of Saudi Arabia in the life of Syria

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

       "It is a major player in the region. They want Assad out, but are more concerned with Iran. They see Assad as Iran's puppet. They direct attention to Iran as much as possible. It is a military and economic power and member of the Arab League.” (239312)

       "They finance most of the opposition armed groups in Syria.” (236592)

      "Religious ties, oil, money supporting groups on the ground, fighting ISIL, ally to United States, financial and economic growth in reconstruction.” (235781)

     "Support Opposition.” (236371)

    "They find Islamist groups in the greater Sunni/Shia conflict of the region. Less interested in Syria now that Yemen is consuming their energy.” (238631)

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

   “They help in the humanitarian field only. 99% never gets to the people.” (220291)

   Supports humanitarian aid and the military, and supplies arms. It is regionally important.” (223881)

   “Major supporter of the opposition. Has an ideological rift with Iran Ideological influence in the region with resources.” (228631)

   “It is one of the biggest donors to opposition armed groups. It finances, in part, the opposition.” (223911)

   “Ideological influence in the region with resources.” (228631)