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.
Blake L. Ratcliff is a Research Associate with the Environmental Security Program at the Stimson Center. His research focuses on the intersection between illegal, unreported, and unregulated fishing, marine management, and seafood traceability. Prior to joining Stimson, he served as the U.S.
Joris Larik is Assistant Professor at the Faculty of Governance and Global Affairs of Leiden University in the Netherlands and Senior Advisor and Nonresident Fellow for the Just Security 2020 Program at Stimson.
Dr. Julie Fischer comments on joint AU/Stimson launch of Buying National Security, How America Plans and Pays for Its Global Role and Safety at Home.