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.
James Siebens is the Special Assistant to the President and CEO at the Stimson Center. Siebens is also currently a data analyst with START at the University of Maryland, where he is working part-time on a Defense Department project related to Gray Zone conflict.
Amy J. Nelson is a Nonresident Fellow with Stimson's Conventional Defense Program. Her areas of expertise include arms control, emerging weapons technologies, the defense trade, negotiation under uncertainty, and nuclear security.