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.


The Briefing, Monocle: Ian Bond on the shooting in Turkey

20 December 2016
Ian Bond on the shooting in Russia, and how this will affect Russia Turkey relations.

The way forward for the west? Help China and wave the rulebook at Russia

The Guardian
08 December 2016
Russia and China are often bracketed together as the west’s most important adversaries. They have grown closer since Russia’s relations with the west soured after the annexation of Crimea.

CER podcast: What the US elections and Brexit mean for US-EU relations

07 November 2016
CER researchers discuss the impact of the UK’s vote to leave the EU on transatlantic relations and how the future US president will approach Europe.

Putin's Cold War hots up

The Sun
29 October 2016
NATO believes that Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has amassed 330,000 troops along the border to the EU and its allies.

"Из Вашингтона трудно заблокировать доступ России к SWIFT": интервью с британским экспертом Бондом

28 October 2016
Директор по внешней политике лондонского Центра европейских реформ (CER) Ян Бонд рассказал о расширении санкций против РФ, последствиях референдума в Британии и Нидерландах, перспективах суда по MH17 и проблемах внутри ЕС.

Judy Asks: Should the West impose more sanctions on Russia?

Carnegie Europe
19 October 2016
The statement on Syria by the EU’s Foreign Affairs Council on October 17 was full of strong rhetoric and empty of substance.
Written evidence from The Centre for European Reform

Written evidence from The Centre for European Reform

Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee
22 September 2016
Referendums on constitutional questions are too important to be settled by a simple majority of those who vote on the day.

CER podcast: Last week in EU affairs

20 September 2016
Sophia Besch talks to Ian Bond and Agata Gostyńska-Jakubowska about the Bratislava summit, President Jean-Claude Juncker's State of the European Union address and defence union proposals.

Kontrol med migration er nøglen

14 September 2016
Med undtagelse af Merkel er EU-ledere end ikke begyndt at tale med deres egne befolkninger om udfordringens størrelse ved migration, mener britiske Ian Bond, leder af Centre for European Reforms udenrigspolitiske afdeling.
Always look on the dark side of life: How Britain got the EU wrong

Always look on the dark side of life: How Britain got the EU wrong

05 September 2016
When the British people voted by 52 to 48 per cent on June 23rd to leave the European Union, the political and financial establishment was shocked. Why had so many ordinary Britons voted for a leap into the unknown?