U.S. analyst Nicholas Nail: Our homeland will not be considered the main partner

Nicholas nail in "Nixon Center" deals with issues foreign policy United States, the situation in Russia and the Middle East. He defended his doctoral degree at the Oxford Institute, he created six books on the current state of US-Russian relations, the current situation of Islam and the Middle East.
Karatkevich: How do you assess the political ambitions of Vladimir Putin?
Nail: I do not think he wants to go, I think he wants to keep impact on the future president. He wants to stay in the main Russian political system. It is not a question of his return, but the question that he does not want to leave. I think that he will leave the presidency, but he has no plans to leave the Russian politics.
Karatkevich: It will change if foreign policy United States if the power in America Democrats come?
Nail: I do not think there will be huge configuration, in the U.S. there is mutual respect of, the war on terrorism. Maybe a change in strategy and strategy, but not politics. I think skepticism about attempts of rapprochement with Russia over the past half year will be last in America and in the subsequent president. In other words Our homeland will not be considered a major partner, certainly not in the core values, but under the heading of "selective engagement". There are some problems in the decision on which countries should work together, but do not pretend to have similar goals and approaches to how the world must be organized.
Karatkevich: Either Situation in Belarus remains to this day in the midst of U.S. interests?
Nail: intrigued comes and goes. If be very sincere, it’s something that occasionally flares up and then fades away. One of the shifts was fascinating question, which is currently the goal — to democratize Belarus or to put pressure on Russia. And when there are the first signs that between Lukashenko and Putin can be split in the oil and gas issues, some are beginning to state that if he resists the Kremlin, then we should refrain from certain other parts.
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At the end of the conversation sovereign Gvozdeff said about his acquaintance with the Belarusians. He said he met with activists, students who come to Washington, and that some of his relatives immigrants from Belarus, Vitebsk. Because it’s similar to the same case.
A few words about the center — the South American President Richard Nixon announced the development of the institution January 20, 1994, for the 25th anniversary of his first inauguration, three months before his death. The purpose of the institution — work on U.S. national interests in the end situation "cool war" for a particular policy, the implementation of American values.

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