Ian Bond

Ian Bond

Deputy director
Areas of expertise 

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


What would a post-Brexit EU be like?

21 April 2016
If the UK voted to leave the European Union, Britain would certainly change - for better or worse, depending on your point of view. But the rest of the EU would change too.

Bloomberg "The Pulse": Dutch snub EU in referendum

07 April 2016
Dutch voters rebelled against a treaty between the European Union and Ukraine in a referendum on Wednesday, albeit on low turnout that fell short of the stampede that anti-EU campaigners hoped for.

ABC Rear Vision: Brexit and the referendum on EU membership

13 March 2016
Ian Bond talks to with Annabelle Quince and Keri Phillips of ABC Rear Vision about Brexit and the referendum on EU membership.

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.