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. Paul Holtom is a Nonresident Fellow with the Managing Across Boundaries Initiative at Stimson, and Deputy Director of the Centre for Peace and Reconciliation Studies at Coventry University (UK).
Johanna Mendelson Forman is a Distinguished Fellow with the Managing Across Boundaries Initiative at the Stimson Center, where she works on security and development issues, including regional multilateral engagement, civil-military relations and stabilization and reconstruction.
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