U.S.-Mexican relations might look at little different in the age of Obama, but the Bush-era priorities remain the same.
By supporting the establishment of U.S. consulates in the Kurdish region, Congress is meddling in Iraqi affairs.
The Thai government is cracking down on protesters, but don't expect much criticism from Washington.
Despite spending more than half a billion dollars over the last quarter century, U.S. government broadcasts to Cuba have gained only a tiny audience and have had virtually no effect on the island's politics, according to a new report by the Senate Foreign Relations Committee.
In the wake of the environmental disaster caused by the 20 April explosion of BP's Deepwater Horizon oil rig, the oil multinational was immediately pressured into providing adequate compensation by the US government. This is an experience palpably not shared by Nigerian people in the face of another multinational, Shell, in the country's Niger Delta.