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.
Barry M. Blechman is currently a Distinguished Fellow at the Stimson Center -- a nonpartisan, nonprofit think-tank in Washington, D.C. He co-founded Stimson and was chairman of its Board from 1989 to 2007.
Diego Cándano Laris is a Nonresident Fellow with the Nuclear Safeguards program. He focuses on non-proliferation and strategic trade issues. He chaired the Consultative Group of the Nuclear Suppliers Group (NSG) between 2017 and 2019.