Security sector reform develops effective and accountable security institutions based on international norms of transparency, accountability, and the rule of law. Stimson experts provide recommendations to strengthen critical security institutions to help ensure the security of a state and its population.
William J. Durch is a Distinguished Fellow of Stimson's Future of Peace Operations program. Prior to joining Stimson in 1990, Durch served as a Foreign Affairs Officer with the U.S.
Johanna Mendelson Forman is a Senior Advisor with the Managing Across Boundaries Initiative at the Stimson Center, where she works on security and development issues, including regional multilateral engagement, civil-military relations and stabilization and reconstruction.