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.

Twitter 
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BBC World News: Russia spy poisoning

15 March 2018
Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform speaks on the recent Russia spy poisoning in Salisbury.

Waiting for Putin and Assad to run out of people to kill. Is that our plan?

The Observer
25 February 2018
It has been a quieter than average week in Syria. More than 400 people were killed in the unimaginably awful siege of eastern Ghouta, most of them civilians.

CER Bulletin podcast: Trade post Brexit; EU vs Poland; Trump's foreign policy

24 January 2018
In the CER Bulletin podcast, CER researchers brief podcast listeners on three of the most important topics for Europe this month.

CER podcast: CER researchers review the year 2017

20 December 2017
Charles Grant, Simon Tilford and Ian Bond review the political themes and events that shaped 2017, and take a look at some of the predictions they made last year.

LSM.LV: Īens Bonds par "Brexit" sarunu gaitu un gaidāmajiem izaicinājumiem

15 December 2017
Ian Bond speaks to LSM (Latvian Radio) about how people in the UK are coming to terms with Brexit.

Judy Asks: Is multilateralism on the wane?

Carnegie Europe
06 December 2017
Multilateral organizations have often been ignored by individual states: the Soviet Union defied the United Nations after its 1979 invasion of Afghanistan.

CNBC: Brexit divorce bill price won't be most difficult issue to solve

24 November 2017
How the UK government approaches the Irish border will be "much more difficult," Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform, told CNBC.

Eastern partners, eastern problems

EU Observer
23 November 2017
You can tell something about the degree of enthusiasm the EU has for relations with its eastern partners from the 'Myths about the Eastern Partnership' factsheet posted on an EU website on the eve of the fifth 'Eastern Partnership' summit on November 24th.

CER podcast: Should we learn to live with a nuclear North Korea?

25 October 2017
Sophia Besch talks to Ian Bond about how likely it is that North Korea can be prevented from getting a strategic nuclear capability, the usefulness of sanctions against Pyongyang, and what to expect from President Trump’s forthcoming visit to Asia.

CER podcast: EU values and interests in the age of Trump

29 September 2017
Sophia Besch talks to Ian Bond about how the European Union can protect the international liberal order, as well as its security interests, when it can no longer rely on partnership with Trump’s America.