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.
Ahsan Butt is an Assistant Professor at the Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University and a nonresident fellow at the Stimson Center. His research focuses on nationalism, security, international order, and South Asia.
Olli Heinonen is a Distinguished Fellow with 38 North. Dr. Heinonen was Senior Advisor on Science and Nonproliferation at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies in Washington, DC from 2015 to January 2020.