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.
Gordon Adams is a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center and professor in the U.S. Foreign Policy program at the School of International Service, American University.
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.