For the most part the real power-brokers of today remain behind the scenes, or in the White House hidden in plain sight. Such people are the custodians of real power, and are the people responsible for the longer term strategic ambitions of the state.
Abortion, as a means of population control, was high on Kissinger’s agenda. He mentions abortion 44 times in the 123 pages, strongly indicating his opinion that this should be pushed on the Developing World, but, unfortunately for him, Section 114 of the Foreign Assistance Act (1964) prohibited the use of US foreign aid funds to “be used to pay for the performance of abortions as a method of family planning or to motivate or coerce any person to practice abortions.”
With respect to the well-known noxious behaviour of successive Colombian administrations towards their own people the United States has laboured to absolve these governments in its economic use of diplomatic language, and where this has not been possible it has acquiesced to the demands of critics Stateside to the inclusion of human rights provisos in trade and aid deals with the Colombian government.