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.
Dr. Barry M. Blechman is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center -- a non-partisan, non-profit think-tank in Washington, DC. He Co-Founded Stimson and was chairman of its Board from 1989 to 2007. Blechman also founded DFI International Inc., a research consultancy, in 1984, and
Alan Romberg is a Distinguished Fellow and the Director of the East Asia program at Stimson. Before joining Stimson in September 2000, he enjoyed a distinguished career working on Asian issues including 27 years in the State Department, with over 20 years as a U.S. Foreign Service Officer.