Richard H. Shultz, Jr. is an American scholar of international security studies. He is a professor of international politics at The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, where he is also the director of the International Security Studies Program (ISSP).
Prioritizing Security Sector Reform: A New U.S. Approach argues that security sector reform should be at the core of a new U.S. policy to strengthen the security sector capacity of countries where U.S. interests are at stake. This volume offers case studies to exemplify the context in which a new U.S. approach might be warranted, discusses other countries’ experiences with security sector reform policies, and examines how the United States should design and implement a security sector reform policy.