Ian Bond

Ian Bond

Deputy director
Areas of expertise 

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


Radio Fribourg: Cameron's promised EU referendum

07 May 2015
Ian Bond talks to Radio Fribourg on the referendum over the UK and the EU promised by David Cameron (02:50).

NATO: Guardian of peace or bellicose bully?

Al Jazeera
17 April 2015
Former NATO Secretary-General Anders Fogh Rasmussen on whether the West's military alliance has reignited the Cold War.

Judy Asks: Should Western leaders attend Moscow’s WWII parade?

Carnegie Europe
15 April 2015
On May 9, Russian President Vladimir Putin will preside over the Moscow Victory Day Parade in Red Square, which will celebrate the seventieth anniversary of the capitulation of Nazi Germany in 1945. Carnegie Europe asked a group of experts whether Western leaders should attend the event.

Video interview on 'Frozen: The politics and economics of sanctions against Russia'

16 March 2015
Ian Bond and Christian Odendahl discuss Western sanctions against Russia and the findings of their latest policy brief.

Panel discussion on 'Consequences of the Year 2014 for the World Order'

06 March 2015
Ian Bond speaks on the panel, 'Consequences of the Year 2014 for the World Order', in Warsaw in March 2015.

Эксперт о миротворцах на Донбассе: "Максимум, что может быть, – увеличение миссии ОБСЕ"

20 February 2015
Ian Bond explains why Ukraine's request for UN peacekeepers won't be met, but it may get more OSCE observers to monitor the ceasefire in the east (in Russian).

Minsk peace is an illusion

The Moscow Times
15 February 2015
It is easy to see the short-term imperative of the deal agreed in Minsk on February 12th for Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko: His troops have been on the retreat since New Year's, as Russia has inserted more forces and equipment into eastern Ukraine.
France, Germany and Britain have all come out...

Judy Asks: can the west save Ukraine?

Carnegie Europe
08 February 2015
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.

The former British ambassador in Latvia: the Cold War is already taking place (in Russian and Latvian)

13 January 2015
Эксклюзив: Вторая Холодная война уже идет, уверен бывший британский посол в Латвии

Russia and the US play the blame game

The Moscow Times
18 December 2014
The US Senate Intelligence Committee's recently released report on CIA torture of terrorist suspects makes stomach-churning reading.