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.
Shannon Dick is research analyst with the Conventional Defense Program at the Stimson Center. Her research focuses on issues pertaining to U.S. security assistance and the international arms trade, including policies guiding U.S.
John Lichtefeld is a Nonresident Fellow with Stimson’s Southeast Asia program and is engaged in research involving environmental security and political adaptation to climate change in mainland Southeast Asia.
Ellen Laipson contributes her thoughts about Iraq's future challenges in "Iraq in Focus," published by The Homeland Security Policy Institute. Â»