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Ben Scott

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Ben Scott is a Senior Advisor at the National Security College. He has over 25 years’ experience in diplomacy, think tanks, intelligence and international development. His last job was at the Lowy Institute, where he directed a project on Australia’s Security and the Rules-Based Order and at the Office of National Intelligence (ONI), which he represented in Washington, DC from 2016-2020. Ben has published widely on national security decision making, international order, US grand strategy and competition with China, cyber strategy and intelligence.

Ben also has extensive experience in the Middle East, as: a senior analyst at ONI; Rule of Law Adviser to Quartet Representative Tony Blair; Australian Representative to the Palestinian Authority and Third Secretary at the Australian Embassy in Tel Aviv. He served as a Bougainville peace monitor for six months in 1998.

Crawford School of Public Policy
ANU College of Asia & the Pacific
J.G. Crawford Building No. 132
Lennox Crossing
The Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601 Australia

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