Round 3, July 2017.                                                                                                     العربية


Southern Front

Amount of influence in the life of Syria

       Lowest rating: 1 of 5

       Highest rating: 4 of 5

       Average rating ( 2 assessments): 2.5 of 5

Commitment to inclusive nationalism for Syria

      Core : 100%

      Champion: 0%

      Conditional: 0%

      Neutral: 0%

      Opposed: 0%


Importance of the Southern Front in the life of Syria

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

   “The revolution started there. Supported by US, Saudi, and Jordanian governments. Israel allows support for the Southern Front. They are moderate.” (221641)

   “Had an active role in the beginning, but backed off, especially in Dera. Dera is not the epicenter of the origin of the revolution. It has always supported the regime. The revolution was really started in Homs. 10% of Dera still support the revolution. the Southern Front now exists in name only.” (220291)

   “There are very few Islamists in the Southern Front. They are close to Damascus.” (223881)

    “The majority of its members are local people.” (221641)

   “Arms. They are the largest fighting group in the south of Syria, and they have legitimacy from the people in the areas they control.” (223911)

   “Not far from the capital. They coordinate a lot of groups amassing about 20K fighters. They are not north of Damascus, but they are the strongest moderate force in the south, stronger than any radical group in the area.” (221951)

Round 1 statements (Jan. 2016 - May 2016):

   “Supported by United States, Saudi Arabia, and Jordan. Arm of Arhal Al Sham in the south.” (215261)