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.

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Internal strife: NATO's greatest enemy is itself as it turns 70

Euronews
05 April 2019
NATO’s first Secretary General, Lord Hastings Ismay, famously said the alliance’s purpose was “to keep the Russians out, the Americans in and the Germans down.”

CER podcast: Europe after Brexit

27 March 2019
Sophia Besch asks Ian Bond to reflect on the CER's 2016 predictions about the effect of Brexit on future EU policy. How do they stand up now, on the eve of the UK’s departure?

Brexit stands to hurt the rest of the EU, too

14 March 2019
“A no-deal which results in the erection of tariff and non-tariff barriers would be particularly damaging to the EU economy as well as the British economy” Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform, told Stephen Beard.

ERR: May's Brexit plans

16 January 2019
Ian Bond, director of foreign policy at the Centre for European Reform spoke to ERR Estonian public TV (from 5:05 mins).“As far as one can tell at the moment, Theresa May’s plan B is plan A again, only louder”.

Brussels sprouts: Ian Bond on Brexit and what's next for Europe

14 December 2018
Former Ambassador Ian Bond sits down with Dr Andrea Kendall-Taylor and Jim Townsend to discuss his perspective on Brexit and what the future holds for the transatlantic relationship.

CER podcast: CER researchers review the year 2018

12 December 2018
Charles Grant, John Springford and Ian Bond review the political themes and events that shaped 2018, and take a look at some of the predictions they made last year.  

Review: Plugging In the British: Completing the Circuit

Foreign Affairs
12 December 2018
Brexit has proved surprisingly difficult to implement, not just in economic affairs, where analysts always expected problems, but in many other areas, too.

CER Bulletin podcast: China and the EU; fighting disinformation

05 December 2018
In this CER Bulletin podcast, CER researchers brief podcast listeners on two of the most important topics for Europe this month.

Cakewatch: How Brexit might affect UK and EU foreign policy

28 November 2018
The Centre for European Reform is the UK's foremost think-tank on matters European, and Ian Bond is its Director of Foreign Policy, so Chris is in his element this week discussing how Brexit might affect both UK and EU foreign policy. Featuring not one, not two, but three baskets.

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