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.
Melanie W. Sisson is Senior Fellow and Director with the Stimson Center Defense Strategy and Planning Program. Her work focuses on the relationship between defense strategic planning processes and the likelihood of achieving foreign policy and national security objectives.
Natalia is a Research Assistant at the Stimson Center and Editorial Assistant for “38 North,” a web journal that provides policy and technical analysis on North Korea.