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.
Heather Byrne is a Research Assistant with the South Asia Program at the Stimson Center. She recently completed a Fulbright Fellowship in New Delhi, where she conducted archival and interview research on India’s China policy.
Polly Nayak is a Distinguished Fellow with the South Asia Program at the Stimson Center. Nayak retired in 2002 as a senior government executive after a wide-ranging intelligence career.