Elinor Sloan on what China’s new military capability means for both the U.S. and Canada.
Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University, Ottawa
Elinor Sloan is Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University, Ottawa, and is a former defence analyst with Canada’s Department of National Defence. She is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada (BA), the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton (MA), and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (PhD). Dr. Sloan's research interests include: the defence policies and military capabilities (army, navy, air force) of Canada, the United States, major NATO allies, Australia and China; NORAD and ballistic missile defence; and the Arctic. Her books include The Revolution in Military Affairs (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2002); Security and Defence in the Terrorist Era (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2005 & 2010); Military Transformation and Modern Warfare (Praeger Publishers, 2008); and Modern Military Strategy (Routledge, 2012).