Andrea Charron

Andrea Charron

Andrea Charron holds a Ph.D. from the Royal Military College of Canada Department of War Studies. She obtained a master's in international relations from Webster University, Leiden, The Netherlands, a master’s of public administration from Dalhousie University and a bachelor of science (honours) from Queen’s University. Her research and teaching areas include NORAD, the Arctic, foreign and defence policy and sanctions. She serves on Canada's Department of National Defence's Defence Advisory Board and has published in numerous peer-reviewed journals.

A U.S. Air Force F-15 Eagle assigned to the California Air National Guard’s 144th Fighter Wing taxis out a combat alert cell hangar before a sortie with F-22 Raptors assigned to the 3rd Wing at Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson, Alaska, April 18, 2022. The Eagles deployed to Alaska to improve interoperability with JBER Raptor’s real-world alert mission. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Andrew Britten)

Amid tumultuous times, NORAD needs a consistent Canada-U.S. commitment

By: - January 9, 2023

The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has often struggled for political and military attention. This unique Canada-United States military command is in the spotlight right now because of growing tensions among the U.S., Russia and China. Both the U.S. National Defense Strategy of 2022 and Canada’s 2017 Strong, Secure, Engaged policy prioritize defending North […]