Jordan continued to consolidate, maintaining stability and integrity, although both remain fragile. Officials have publicly declared that the kingdom has not received sufficient foreign capital, as promised by the international community, to assist decision-makers and the public in handling the impact of the Syrian refugee population on its cities, food supplies, water resources and other utilities.

Economic figures are mixed. Foreign reserves are healthy and energy diversification has seen some positive results. Official unemployment, however, remains high.

As the Syrian conflict winds down, the absence of economic reform, improvements in living conditions and increasing economic opportunities in addition to greater political participation will lead to further demonstrations.

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