United Arab Emirates (UAE)
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 United Arab Emirates 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 United Arab Emirates according to the amount of its influence on life in Syria. As shown in the chart below, the UAE ranked 42nd most influential prime actor.
- Assessing and classifying the United Arab Emirates according to its 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 UAE falls under the category of 'Opportunistic'. A prime actor assessed as Opportunistic is seen as willing to build a sovereign, stable, inclusive, and developing Syria, but only when it serves its own interests.
In response to the question, “How are the United Arab Emirates important in the life of Syria?”
Round 3 participants stated (Nov. 2016 - Jul. 2017):
"They may have a role in rebuilding.” (235781)
"They do not support the opposition, only Assad.” (231211)