Ian Bond

Ian Bond

Director of foreign policy
Areas of expertise 

Russia and the former Soviet Union, European foreign policy, Europe/Asia relations, US foreign policy.


France 24: Franco-British summit

03 March 2016
Ian Bond speaks to France 24 about David Cameron's visit to France for the UK-France Summit

BBC World News: EU migrant crisis

25 February 2016
Ian Bond talks to BBC World News on Europe's migrants crisis.

Judy Asks: Is Russia Europe's biggest threat?

Carnegie Europe
21 February 2016
Russia poses a serious threat to Europe, both in the military arena and in cyberspace.

ABC Radio: Cameron's deal for UK

19 February 2016
Ian Bond talks to ABC Radio Australia on a possible deal for David Cameron at the EU Summit.

BBC Three Counties Radio: EU summit deal for Cameron

18 February 2016
Ian Bond talks to Roberto Perrone a possible deal for David Cameron on EU membership at the EU Council Summit.

BBC 2: World War Three: Inside the war room

03 February 2016
Following the crisis in Ukraine and Russia's involvement in Syria, the world is closer to superpower confrontation than at any time since the end of the Cold War. Now, a war room of senior former British military and diplomatic figures [including Ian Bond of the CER] come together to war-game a hypothetical 'hot war' in eastern Europe, including the unthinkable - nuclear confrontation.

ABC News: Russia's looming role in Syrian peace talks

03 February 2016
Syrian peace talks aimed at ending the country's five year war are struggling to get off the ground amid continued air strikes from Russia. Ian Bond, the director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform, discusses Russia's role in the UN-brokered talks.

LBC Radio: Cameron's EU renegotiations

03 November 2015
Ian Bond speaks to LBC radio on David Cameron's EU renegotiations.

EU referendum: What should the In campaign be saying? - Is it time for hope or fear?

13 October 2015
Yesterday, the campaign to keep Britain in the EU, called Britain Stronger in Europe, launched with a central London event, where spokespeople ranging from Stuart Rose, the former Marks and Spencer CEO, to June Sarpong, the TV presenter, extolled the benefits of maintaining our current relationship with the continent....

Judy Asks: Should the West work with Russia on Syria?

Carnegie Europe
16 September 2015
Every week, a selection of leading experts answer a new question from Judy Dempsey on the foreign and security policy challenges shaping Europe’s role in the world.