Twenty-nine (29) existential threats to the country of Syria were identified by prime actors. In the chart below, the left column ranks the threats from the most important to solve (the Assad Regime/Civil War) to the least (chemical weapons).
The threat of a Palestinian crisis is important because of its potential to disrupt the Syrian-Israeli relationship and Syria's relationship with its own large Palestinian population, and because of the sense of responsibility Syria has for its Palestinian residents.
25 prime actors participated in the following:
- Determining the importance of Palestinian crisis to other threats to the country. As shown in the chart below, the threat of a Palestinian crisis ranked 11th most important.