The fourth Foreign Relations Survey by NAMA Strategic Intelligence Solutions and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung reveals key insights:
- 40% prioritize economic development, investments, and job creation.
- 19% prioritize Palestinian rights and Holy Sites in Jerusalem.
- Skepticism towards Israel, Syria, and Iran due to regional instability.
- Strong support for political allies Saudi Arabia (43%) and the United States (27%).
- Interest in strengthening relations with China (77%) and Russia (55%).
- The U.S. favored for various purposes, while China is appealing for shopping.
- Decreased perception of Middle East instability (54%).
- Israel seen as the biggest regional security threat (45%).
- Shift away from neutrality in international conflicts (45% with the U.S. vs. 11% with Russia).
- Preferences in a U.S.-China conflict: 37% neutrality, 40% U.S., 20% China.
- Mixed opinions on normalizing relations with Bashar Al-Assad, with 50% opposed.
- Expectations from normalization vary, focusing on economic, security, or refugee-related benefits.
Based on a survey of 1,202 adult Jordanians in August 2023 with a margin of error of ±2.5%. You can view and download the analytical report below: