Why anyone would give Rice the opportunity to pop-off anywhere, now, is beyond reason. It only leads to her making silly claims like --Obama's overseas line likely to mirror Bush's
By Daniel Dombey in Washington
Published: December 22 2008 02:00 | Last updated: December 22 2008 02:00
Barack Obama might have little option but to follow George W. Bush's approach on a range of foreign policy issues, including Iran, said Condoleezza Rice, secretary of state.
Ms Rice told the Financial Times the new administration was likely to follow Mr Bush's lead in the dispute over Iran's nuclear programme. During the president's second term, the US has co-ordinated its approach with the European Union, Russia and China.
The difference being that Obama won't continue to hint at an US-Iraq style war.