“Abu Dhabi think tank ranked in world top 10″
The National writes: ABU DHABI // An Abu Dhabi think tank has been ranked in the top 10 best new analysis institutes in the world, it was announced on Sunday. Trends Research and Advisory was established in August 2014 by Dr Ahmed Al Hamli to advance knowledge and understanding of security.
From its inception, it has been building a global network of researchers, practitioners and analysts, and formed partnerships with other leading think tanks and research centres.
The institute is one of almost 7,000 studied for the 2016 Go To Global Think Tank Index by the Lauder Institute at the University of Pennsylvania. They included 405 in the Middle East and North Africa, of which seven are in the UAE.
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