Round 3, July 2017. العربية
Peoples Protection Units
20 local, regional, and international organizations most influential in the life of Syria (prime actors) named and ranked the Peoples Protection Unit (YPG) according to their influence. In the chart below, the left column ranks prime actors, from most influential (Russia) to the least influential (Relief International).
More prime actors assess the YPG as "Saboteur" than any other category. A Saboteur is seen as working against a sovereign, stable, inclusive, and developing Syria.
Round 3 statements (Nov. 2016 - July 2017):
"Same as PYD. They are the armed wing of the PYD. They are supported by the United States and Russia.” (231642)
Military arm of PYD.” (234281)