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.
Matthew Leatherman is a Nonresident Fellow with the Stimson Center and an expert on national defense strategy, budgeting, and management.
Dr. 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.